Definitions for darklyˈdɑrk li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dark•lyˈdɑrk li(adv.)

  1. so as to appear dark.

  2. vaguely; mysteriously.

  3. in a vaguely threatening or menacing manner:

    to hint darkly of hidden dangers.

  4. imperfectly; faintly.

Origin of darkly:

bef. 1000

Princeton's WordNet

  1. darkly, in darkness(adverb)

    without light

    "the river was sliding darkly under the mist"

  2. darkly(adverb)

    in a dark glowering menacing manner

    "he stared darkly at her"

Wiktionary

  1. darkly(Adverb)

    to appear as dark

  2. darkly(Adverb)

    mysterious

  3. darkly(Adverb)

    faintly seen in the dark

  4. Origin: dark + -ly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Darkly(adverb)

    with imperfect light, clearness, or knowledge; obscurely; dimly; blindly; uncertainly

  2. Darkly(adverb)

    with a dark, gloomy, cruel, or menacing look

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