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- adv. In an optative way.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an optative manner; with the expression of desire.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an optative manner; by desire; by the expression of a wish.
- By means of the optative mode; in the optative mode.
optative + -ly (Wiktionary)