- darkly; gloomily.
- wickedly: a plot blackly contrived to wreak vengeance.
- angrily: blackly refusing to yield to reason.
Origin of blackly
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Examples from the Web for blackly
One blackly funny screed in the book is directed at Harry and David's gift baskets.A Widow's Tale
February 15, 2011
Werner, chewing nervously at his thumb knuckle, eyed Roger blackly.The Forbidden Trail
Some had been boxed for sending and whose name do you think was blackly lettered on them?Polly the Pagan
The loom of the mountains was blackly visible in the starlight.'Tween Snow and Fire
"Be careful not to drink or eat in that hall," warned Cathbarr blackly.Nuala O'Malley
"I wish I were playing this for the first time," said Booverman, blackly.Murder in Any Degree
Word Origin and History for blackly
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper