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sentence adverb

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noun Grammar.
an adverb modifying or commenting upon the content of a sentence as a whole or upon the conditions under which it is uttered, as frankly in Frankly, he can't be trusted.
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Origin of sentence adverb

First recorded in 1890–95
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