from The Century Dictionary.
- Affectionately; dearly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb With affection or endearment; dearly.
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- adverb archaic With
affectionor endearment; dearly.
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"My dear wife and children," he said, "my love, which neither sea, nor land, nor death itself can extinguish or lessen towards you, most endearedly visits you with eternal embraces, and will abide with you forever; and may the God of my life watch over you, and bless you, and do you good in this world and forever."