emblematically

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

emblematic +‎ -ally

Adverb[edit]

emblematically ‎(comparative more emblematically, superlative most emblematically)

  1. In an emblematic manner.
    • 2007 October 28, Geoff Dyer, “Centurys Playlist”, in New York Times[1]:
      Inevitably Dmitri Shostakovich is the emblematically contorted figure, moving from derisory laughter at the very idea of having to explain the socioeconomic dimensions of the music of Chopin and Liszt to an uncomfortable accommodation with the state that both facilitates and threatens his work.