inly

[ in-lee ]
/ ˈɪn li /
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adverb

intimately; deeply.

Nearby words

  1. inlay graft,
  2. inlaying,
  3. inlet,
  4. inlier,
  5. inline,
  6. inlying,
  7. inmate,
  8. inmesh,
  9. inmigrant,
  10. inmost

Origin of inly

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

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British Dictionary definitions for inly

inly

/ (ˈɪnlɪ) /

adverb

poetic inwardly; intimately
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Word Origin and History for inly

inly

adv.

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

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