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parenthetical + -ly
parenthetically (comparative more parenthetically, superlative most parenthetically)
- As an aside, incidentally.
- 1957, Jack Kerouac, On the Road, Viking Press, →OCLC:
- «Just as we passed that other lamp I was going to tell you a further thing, Sal, but now I am parenthetically continuing with a new thought and by the time we reach the next I’ll return to the original subject, agreed?»
- Using parentheses.