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  • adv. In a vocative way.

Etymologies

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vocative +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Mettrie's L'Homme machine (1747) that the idea pro - vocatively epitomized by its title was at last affirmed as the basis and focus of a coherent philosophical position.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

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