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  • adv. In a false manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a false manner; erroneously; not truly; perfidiously or treacherously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a false way; in opposition to truth and fact; not truly: as, to speak or swear falsely; to testify falsely.
  • Treacherously; perfidiously.
  • Not correctly; erroneously; mistakenly: as, a passage falsely translated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an insincerely false manner
  • adv. in an incorrect manner

Etymologies

false +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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