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1. legitimately

adverb. ['ləˈdʒɪtəmətli'] in a manner acceptable to common custom.

Synonyms

  • lawfully

Antonyms

  • lawlessly
  • illegitimately

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • legitimate (English)
  • legitimatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Legitimately

  • abruptly
  • absolutely
  • abundantly
  • accidently
  • accurately
  • acutely
  • adamantly
  • adequately
  • adequately
  • adroitly
  • affectionately
  • alertly
  • alternately
  • apparently
  • appropriately
  • approximately
  • aptly
  • ardently
  • arrogantly
  • astutely

Example sentences of the word legitimately


1. Adverb
In either case, there are dozens of different liquors that could legitimately be on your list for approval.

Quotes containing the word legitimately


1. Anybody who says they are a good liar obviously is not, because any legitimately savvy liar would always insist they're honest about everything.
- Chuck Klosterman

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