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gratuitously

[ gruh-too-i-tuhs-lee, -tyoo- ]
/ grəˈtu ɪ təs li, -ˈtyu- /
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adverb
without apparent reason, cause, or justification: The chase scene seems gratuitously thrown in for the sake of an action sequence.
without charge or payment; freely or voluntarily: Love is a spontaneous gift that cannot be earned—it is gratuitously given.
Law. without receiving any return value: The plaintiff must show that they will be forced to either hire someone to perform such household services or have someone perform them gratuitously.
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Origin of gratuitously

OTHER WORDS FROM gratuitously

non·gra·tu·i·tous·ly, adverbun·gra·tu·i·tous·ly, adverb
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