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  • adv. in a civil manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a civil manner.
  • In a manner relating to private rights: opposed to criminally.
  • Not naturally, but by law: as, a man civilly dead.
  • Politely; considerately; gently; with due decorum; courteously.
  • Without gaudy colors or finery; soberly.

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  • adv. in a civil manner


civil +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)



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