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featly

[ feet-lee ]
/ ˈfit li /
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adverb

suitably; appropriately.
skillfully; nimbly.
neatly; elegantly.

adjective

graceful; elegant.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of featly

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English fetly; see origin at feat2, -ly (def. 3)

OTHER WORDS FROM featly

feat·li·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for featly

featly
/ (ˈfiːtlɪ) /

adverb archaic

neatly
fitly

Derived forms of featly

featliness, noun
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