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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Darkly  \Dark"ly\,  adv 
  1.  With  imperfect  light,  clearness,  or  knowledge;  obscurely; 
  dimly;  blindly;  uncertainly. 
 
  What  fame  to  future  times  conveys  but  darkly  down 
  --Dryden. 
 
  so  softly  dark  and  darkly  pure.  --Byron. 
 
  2.  With  a  dark,  gloomy,  cruel,  or  menacing  look 
 
  Looking  darkly  at  the  clerguman.  --Hawthorne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  darkly 
  adv  :  without  light;  "the  river  was  sliding  darkly  under  the  mist" 
  [syn:  {in  darkness}] 




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