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  • adv. In an unusual manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unusual manner; not commonly; not frequently; rarely; unwontedly.

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

  • adv. to a remarkable degree or extent


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