adverb see fickle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fickly — Fic kly, adv. In a fickle manner. [Obs.] Pepys. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fickly — See fickleness. * * * …   Universalium

  • fickly — …   Useful english dictionary

  • fickle — adjective Etymology: Middle English fikel deceitful, inconstant, from Old English ficol deceitful; akin to Old English befician to deceive, and probably to Old English fāh hostile more at foe Date: 13th century marked by lack of steadfastness,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • éaðelic — 1. adj easy, presenting little difficulty; easy, possible; 2. adj inconsiderable, insignificant, slight; (1) of living things, weak, tender; (2) of lifeless matter, mean, poor, scanty; (3) of an abstract object, slight, trifling, insignificant; 3 …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • fickle — adjective changeable, especially as regards one s loyalties. Derivatives fickleness noun fickly adverb Origin OE ficol deceitful , of Gmc origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • fickle — /ˈfɪkəl / (say fikuhl) adjective likely to change; capricious; irresolute. {Middle English fikel, Old English ficol deceitful, treacherous, related to gefic deceit, befician deceive, ficung fraud} –fickleness, noun –fickly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • fickle — adj. inconstant, changeable, esp. in loyalty. Derivatives: fickleness n. fickly adv. Etymology: OE ficol; cf. befician deceive, faeligcne deceitful …   Useful english dictionary

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