inly

[in-lee]

Origin of inly

before 900; Middle English inliche, Old English inlīce. See in, -ly
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inly

adverb
  1. poetic inwardly; intimately
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Word Origin and History for inly
adv.

Old English inlice "internally; sincerely;" see in + -ly (2).

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