thusly

[ th uhs-lee ]
/ ˈðʌs li /

adverb

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Origin of thusly

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; thus + -ly

usage note for thusly

Some speakers and writers regard thusly as a pointless synonym for thus, and they avoid it or use it only for humorous effect.
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