semblably

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From semblable +‎ -ly.

Adverb[edit]

semblably (comparative more semblably, superlative most semblably)

  1. (obsolete) In a similar way; similarly.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
      Another Country, other Testimonies, equall promises: alike menaces, might semblably imprint a cleane contrary religion in us: we are Christians by the same title, as we are either Perigordins or Germans.
  2. (rare) Seemingly, apparently.