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- adv. In a faithful manner.
- adv. A conventional formula for ending a letter, used when the salutation addresses the person for whom the letter is intended using an honorific.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a faithful manner; with fidelity; loyally.
- Sincerely; with strong assurance; earnestly: as, he faithfully promised.
- Conformably to truth or fact; in true accordance with an example or prototype: as, the battle was faithfully described or represented.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a faithful manner
Thus, in the example -- "He writes _well_," the adverb shows the manner in which the writing is performed; in the examples -- "He is remarkably diligent" and "He works very faithfully," the adverbs modify the adjective _diligent_ and the other adverb _faithfully_ by expressing the degree of diligence and faithfulness.
However, if I made the mistake of creating it in a proprietary file format, the only way I can decode it faithfully is by using that proprietary vendor's application or try my best to reverse engineer that file format.
TOOBIN: I think John Roberts will hear the word faithfully in his sleep, because that was the word that he messed up.
The phrase faithfully depicts the atheism of an unbelieving human heart; the fool hath said in his heart, "No God."
Dr. Tilton and Will Somers kept their word faithfully, and society recognized the fact and liberally patronized the doctor's store, afterward.
"He that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully: what is the chaff to the wheat, saith the Lord?"
In those days we were talking about the dangerously extended German lines of supply, and congratulating ourselves on the fact that, so long as Turkey's neutrality was preserved and her undertakings to Britain faithfully fulfilled, the Germans would need to gather up their strength again and embark on another campaign, perhaps through Spain, in order to attack our Mediterranean interests.
While it cannot be said that Tom Parker had ever labored arduously at anything, nevertheless he had followed his calling faithfully, and the peculiar exigencies of that calling had made of him a light and fitful sleeper.
He promised to leave the country and not to meddle again in such manner, which he did and kept his word faithfully with me.
"Is she to be trusted to keep her word faithfully this time?"