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  • suffix Used to form adverbs describing action in the manner of the root adjective; use is identical irrespective of whether the root adjective ends with -istic or -istical.

Etymologies

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Alternately -istical ("adjective suffix") + -ly ("adverb suffix") or -istic ("adjective suffix") + -ally ("adverb suffix"). In either case, ultimately -ist + -ic + -al + -ly.

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