darkly

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Etymology[edit]

From dark +‎ -ly.

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Adverb[edit]

darkly (comparative darklier or more darkly, superlative darkliest or most darkly)

  1. With a dark appearance.
    • 2016, Yehiel Yeshaia Trunk, ‎Piotr J. Wróbel, ‎Robert M. Shapiro, Poyln: My Life within Jewish Life in Poland, Sketches and Images
      He saw how the candlesticks shone darkly in the vicinity of the diamond flames in Shevele's ears and on her silk dress collar.
  2. (figuratively) mysteriously.
  3. Faintly seen in the dark.
    I could make out his image darkly.
  4. In a morbid manner.
    a darkly comic dystopian drama

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