- Strangely Strange"ly, adv.
1. As something foreign, or not one's own; in a manner
adapted to something foreign and strange. [Obs.] --Shak.
You all look strangely on me. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
How strangely active are the arts of peace! --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
It would strangely delight you to see with what spirit he converses. --Law. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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