privily


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priv·i·ly

 (prĭv′ə-lē)
adv.
In a privy manner; privately or secretly.

privily

(ˈprɪvɪlɪ)
adv
archaic or literary in a secret way
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.privily - confidentially or in secret; "told her friend privily that she was planning to be married"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
Translations

privily

[ˈprɪvɪlɪ] ADV [speak] → privadamente, en privado; [tell] → confidencialmente

privily

adv (old)insgeheim, im Geheimen
References in classic literature ?
Beneath the heights fo Taygetus stately Leda bare them, when the dark-clouded Son of Cronos had privily bent her to his will.
Yes, and mixed up with it all I was privily a-grin.
A few minutes later the mate came fumbling about in search of it, but I returned it privily to Leach next day.
And each rower, his oar in position in case of attack, privily felt under the canvas flap to make sure of the exact location of his concealed Lee- Enfield.
I went forth privily in the night-time, and turned his cattle into his fields, and in the morning heard his whooping laugh as he drove them out again.
Saxon was white with anger, but while Sarah wandered on in her diatribe, Tom managed to wink privily and prodigiously at his sister and to implore her to help in keeping the peace.