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From red +‎ -ly.


redly (comparative more redly, superlative most redly)

  1. In a red manner.
    • 1948, Edward Elmer Smith, Triplanetary : a Tale of Cosmic Adventure:
      Beams, rods, and lances of energy flamed and flared; planes and pencils cut, slashed, and stabbed; defensive screens glowed redly or flashed suddenly into intensely brilliant, coruscating incandescence.
    • 1979 October 12, Douglas Adams, chapter 3, in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, London: Pan Books, →ISBN:
      [] you can sleep under it beneath the stars which shine so redly on the desert world of Kakrafoon []
    • 1994, John Donnelly, Language, Metaphysics, and Death, Fordham Univ Press, →ISBN, page 208:
      But there are still two alternative interpretations of such expressions as "sensing red" or "sensing redly." (i) We might define "sensing redly" in such a way that our definiens makes explicit reference to things that are red.