towardly

[tawrd-lee, tohrd-]
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Origin of towardly

First recorded in 1475–85; toward + -ly
Related formsto·ward·li·ness, noun
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towardly

adjective archaic
  1. compliant
  2. propitious or suitable
Derived Formstowardliness, noun
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