holily
adverb see holy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Holily — Ho li*ly, adv. [From {Holy}.] 1. Piously; with sanctity; in a holy manner. [1913 Webster] 2. Sacredly; inviolably. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • holily — [hō′lə lē] adv. [ME holiliche < OE haliglice] in a holy manner; piously, devoutly, or sacredly …   English World dictionary

  • holily — adverb /ˈhəʊlɪli/ In a holy way; with sanctity. The other [problem] is that, like Macbeth, what the president wants highly he also wants holily …   Wiktionary

  • holily — /hoh leuh lee/, adv. in a pious, devout, or sacred manner. [1150 1200; ME; haliliy. See HOLY, LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • holily — ho·li·ly …   English syllables

  • holily — /ˈhoʊləli/ (say hohluhlee) adverb 1. piously or devoutly. 2. in a sacred manner. {Middle English; Old English hāliglīce, from hālig holy + līce ly} …   Australian English dictionary

  • holily — adv. in a holy manner. Etymology: OE haliglice (as HOLY) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Divinely — Di*vine ly, adv. 1. In a divine or godlike manner; holily; admirably or excellently in a supreme degree. [1913 Webster] Most divinely fair. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. By the agency or influence of God. [1913 Webster] Divinely set apart . . . to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • holy — adjective (holier; est) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hālig; akin to Old English hāl whole more at whole Date: before 12th century 1. exalted or worthy of complete devotion as one perfect in goodness and righteousness 2. divine <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Solemn Collects — The Solemn Collects are a set of prayers of two types (biddings and collects) used in the Good Friday liturgy of the Episcopal Church (USA), which is published in the 1979 edition of the Book of Common Prayer . They are among the most ancient… …   Wikipedia

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