plightly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English plihtliche, from Old English *plihtlīċe (dangerously), from plihtlīċ (dangerous, perilous), equivalent to plight +‎ -ly.

Adverb[edit]

plightly (comparative plightlier or more plightly, superlative plightliest or most plightly)

  1. Dangerously; with peril.