fitly

[ fit-lee ]
/ ˈfɪt li /

adverb

in a proper or suitable manner.
at a proper or suitable time.

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Origin of fitly

First recorded in 1540–50; fit1 + -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for fitly

fitly
/ (ˈfɪtlɪ) /

adverb

in a proper manner or place or at a proper time
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