[ doo-tuh-flee, dyoo- ]
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  1. in a way that is required by moral or legal obligation, societal or cultural expectations, or a person’s position or occupation:She dutifully registered to vote and received her ballot.The player was stunned by the trade, but he dutifully reported to Cleveland after a decade in the Manhattan limelight.

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Other words from dutifully

  • qua·si-du·ti·ful·ly, adverb
  • un·du·ti·ful·ly, adverb

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