archly

[ahrch-lee]
adverb
in an arch or roguish manner.

Origin:
1655–65; arch2 + -ly

unarchly, adverb
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arch2 (ɑːtʃ)
 
adj
1.  (prenominal) chief; principal; leading: his arch rival
2.  (prenominal) very experienced; expert: an arch criminal
3.  knowing or superior
4.  playfully or affectedly roguish or mischievous
 
[C16: independent use of arch-]
 
'archly2
 
adv
 
'archness2
 
n

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Example sentences
The sentence is archly constructed so that either might do.
As listless, pounding or archly chipper music plays, still photos of one wraith after another surface and fade.
Both the performers are up to it-archly, cryptically, beautifully.
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