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purely

[ pyoor-lee ]
/ ˈpyʊər li /
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adverb
in a pure manner; without admixture.
merely; only; solely: purely accidental.
innocently, virtuously, or chastely.
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Origin of purely

First recorded in 1250–1300, purely is from the Middle English word purliche; see pure, -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for purely

purely
/ (ˈpjʊəlɪ) /

adverb
in a pure manner
entirelypurely by chance
in a chaste or innocent manner
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