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Archly <an archly playful reply> <an essay with an archly comic title> What does archly mean exactly in each sentence ? And any another senses to this word "arch" as an adjective ? Thanks
Aug 18, 2014 12:02 PM
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"an archly playful reply" "an essay with an archly comic title" You can understand it as "in a mischievous manner". There's not a really simple use to this, as "arch-" can mean "principal", eg. archbishop, archenemy or arch-nemesis. In your examples, the meaning has changed with time.
August 18, 2014
<an archly playful reply> <an essay with an archly comic title>
August 18, 2014
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