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1. Of or relating to the vocabulary, words, or morphemes of a language.
2. Of or relating to lexicography or a lexicon.

lex′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
lex′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.lexically - by means of words; "lexically represented"
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