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ad·ver·bi·al

 (ăd-vûr′bē-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being an adverb.
n.
An adverbial element or phrase.

ad·ver′bi·al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.adverbially - as an adverb; "the prepositional phrase here is used adverbially"
Translations
ظَرْفِيَّا
příslovečně
adverbielt
határozói szerkezettel
meî atviksorîi; atvikslega
príslovkovo
zarfımsı olarak

adverbially

[ædˈvɜːbɪəlɪ] advavverbialmente

adverb

(ˈӕdvəːb) noun
a word used before or after a verb, before an adjective or preposition, or with another adverb to show time, manner, place, degree etc. Yesterday he looked more carefully in the box, and there he found a very small key with a hole right through it.
adˈverbial adjective
adˈverbially adverb
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The phrase 'satine salve' is an abbreviation of 'satis ne salve', where 'salve' is used adverbially and the absent 'agis' is understood--essentially 'are you well?
Charlton will have no truck with propositions or beliefs; rather, he requires cases where "believe" or "say" is the verb which can be adverbially modified, actual believings or assertings.
37) Taking the two enclitics together, Kjell Aartun identifies the final -ny of both hlny and hnny as "die Derivations-endung -ny" functioning adverbially.
Equally, the double use of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], adverbially at 1265 to describe Oedipus' cries, and adjectivally at 1267 to describe the whole scene ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), implies a continuity between Oedipus' behaviour and its wider context which problematizes our reading of both.
Whether or not the "part of rime" is adverbially specified, no endpoint is assigned to it, since it is still under way at the moment of utterance.
Writers have to decide with what frequency to use them, where to place the tag in relation to the direct speech (before, afterwards, or interruptively in the middle), which verbs to use (whether she said, cried, exclaimed, shrieked, or gasped), and whether or not to accompany these verbs adverbially (said she ardently, while rising from her seat) and so on.
The "contemptuously" of the second claim stems from Bloom's own adverbially overactive imagination, but the celibacy imposed on losing suitors in the casket lottery was part of her father's will.
269, is pretty clearly a neuter adjective used adverbially.
It is now most often used adverbially, as in "fluthered drunk".
Such a word with this meaning, however, is unattested, and it is difficult to see how such a noun could have been used except adverbially, so that how the word could have been formed in the first place seems dubitable.
The word "kamokha" is not usually used adverbially, but rather adjectivally, meaning "similar to you" (cf.
wishes to see a conflation of two separate ideas by taking quid both nominally and adverbially, a suggestion I do not find probable: "quid sibi uult exire.