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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rightly  \Right"ly\,  adv  [AS.  richtlice.] 
  1.  Straightly;  directly;  in  front.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  2.  According  to  justice;  according  to  the  divine  will  or 
  moral  rectitude;  uprightly;  as  duty  rightly  performed. 
  3.  Properly;  fitly;  suitably;  appropriately. 
  Eve  rightly  called  Mother  of  all  mankind.  --Milton. 
  4.  According  to  truth  or  fact  correctly;  not  erroneously; 
  exactly.  ``I  can  not  rightly  say.''  --Shak. 
  Thou  didst  not  rightly  see  --Dryden. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  :  with  honesty;  "he  was  rightly  considered  the  greatest  singer 
  of  his  time"  [syn:  {justly},  {justifiedly}]  [ant:  {unjustly}] 

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