untruly


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un·true

 (ŭn-tro͞o′)
adj. un·tru·er, un·tru·est
1. Contrary to fact; false.
2. Deviating from a standard; not straight, even, level, or exact.
3. Disloyal; unfaithful.

un·tru′ly adv.
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Adv.1.untruly - in a untrue manner; "he silenced the whisperings which connected her, untruly and unfairly, with his separation from his wife"
References in classic literature ?
One of those letters contains some very painful statements, reflecting most untruly and unjustly on my conduct; lies, in short," her Ladyship burst out, losing her dignity, as usual.
And with the help of good-natured friends I can bring them up; but if there's another baby coming?..." And the thought struck her how untruly it was said that the curse laid on woman was that in sorrow she should bring forth children.
My dear Tess, I am only putting this to you as a thing that you might have supposed or said quite untruly, because you think so badly of me."
"Not a bit," said I, neither truly nor untruly; "you interest me." And that he did.
Macallan said of her, most untruly, that she painted.
Governing documents use this term, "self-evident," so it seems legit, foundational, but it's a pleonasmic tautology, a proud cheese full of holes, a question answered untruly by itself, palindrome-like: Is it real?