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somewise

[ suhm-wahyz ]
/ ˈsʌmˌwaɪz /
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adverb Archaic.
by some means; somehow.
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Origin of somewise

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at some, wise2
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British Dictionary definitions for somewise

somewise
/ (ˈsʌmˌwaɪz) /

adverb
in some way or to some degree; somehow (archaic, except in the phrase in somewise)

Word Origin for somewise

C15: from some + -wise
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