- excellently; deservedly; according to
merit; justly; suitably; becomingly.
You worthily succeed not only to the honors of your ancestors, but also to their virtues. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
Some may very worthily deserve to be hated. --South. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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worthily — adverb see worthy I … New Collegiate Dictionary
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worthily — wor·thi·ly … English syllables
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