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justly

[juhst-lee] /ˈdʒʌst li/
adverb
1.
in a just manner; honestly; fairly:
Deal justly with the prisoners.
2.
in conformity to fact or rule; accurately.
3.
deservedly; as deserved.
Origin of justly
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see just1, -ly
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adv.

early 14c., "in an adjacent position, closely," from just (adj.) + -ly (2). Meanings "truthfully, honestly," "in an equitable manner, with justice, fairly" are from late 14c. Sense of "justifiably, with good reason" is from c.1400; that of "legally, legitimately, rightfully" is early 15c.

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