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1. justly

adverb. ['ˈdʒʌstli'] with honesty.

Synonyms

  • rightly

Antonyms

  • improper
  • inaccurate

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • just (English)
  • juste (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Justly

  • robustly

Example sentences of the word justly


1. Adverb
Jews believe God will judge all good and evil, but will do so both justly and mercifully.

Quotes containing the word justly


1. Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
- Thomas Carlyle

2. O serpent heart hid with a flowering face!Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?Beautiful tyrant, feind angelical, dove feather raven, wolvish-ravening lamb! Despised substance of devinest show, just opposite to what thou justly seemest - A dammed saint, an honourable villain!
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

3. let the speaker speak truly and the judge decide justly.
- Plato, Plato I: Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedo. Phaedrus.

2. justly

adverb. ['ˈdʒʌstli'] in accordance with moral or social standards.

Antonyms

  • wrongness

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • just (English)
  • juste (English)
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