rightly

All Adverb
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  • Is the knowledge of these two rightly called by the same name? Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture, by Alexander Maclaren
  • Those two would put him in prison for life, and rightly so.
  • The only right education of women must be that which rightly provides the whole environment. Cited from Woman and Womanhood, by C. W. Saleeby
  • If you do it rightly they will all fit in and there will be no space left over. Cited from The Measurement of Intelligence, by Lewis Madison Terman
  • The first cause thought of when people got sick was that they did not live rightly.
  • If they rightly influence but ten girls, it was well worth doing. Cited from Woman and Womanhood, by C. W. Saleeby
  • Like every other good, it must be rightly used or it turns to evil. Cited from Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women, by George Sumner Weaver
  • The true character acts rightly, whether in secret or in the sight of men. Cited from How to Get on in the World, by Major A.R. Calhoon
  • It has been rightly observed that their main income was from captured ships.
  • In course I don't rightly know what like silver is when first got hold on. Cited from The Rover of the Andes, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • However he rightly predicted that the nation did not want another civil war.
  • I think I can't have understood rightly what you were trying to tell me. Cited from The Making of a Soul, by Kathlyn Rhodes
  • Her family, if I remember rightly, had distinguished itself in public service. Cited from Jersey Street and Jersey Lane, by H. C. Bunner
  • If we rightly take care of her, she will construct a perfect food for the child. Cited from Woman and Womanhood, by C. W. Saleeby
  • Now, in order to deal with words rightly, this is the habit you must form. Cited from Harvard Classics Volume 28, by Various
  • He could not persuade himself that he had rightly understood what had been said. Cited from Wayside Courtships, by Hamlin Garland
  • The little town tried to see clearly and to act rightly. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • The concerns where rightly focused on the real-time nature of human conversation.
  • Quite rightly, on the basis of this success, he received recognition at International level.
  • For that she is rightly come to the marriage of her daughter, who can deny? Cited from Myths and Legends of All Nations, by Various
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Meaning of rightly

  • adverb With honesty
    he was rightly considered the greatest singer of his time