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wifely

[wahyf-lee] /ˈwaɪf li/
adjective, wifelier, wifeliest.
1.
of, like, or befitting a wife.
Also, wifelike.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English wifly, Old English wīflīc. See wife, -ly
Related forms
wifeliness, noun
unwifely, adjective
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