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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 False·ly adv. In a false manner; erroneously; not truly; perfidiously or treacherously. “O falsely, falsely murdered.”
    Oppositions of science, falsely so called.   --1 Tim. vi. 20.
    Will ye steal, murder . . . and swear falsely ?   --Jer. vii. 9.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: in an insincerely false manner; "a seduction on my part
             would land us with the necessity to rise, bathe and
             dress, chat falsely about this and that, and emerge
             into the rest of the evening as though nothing had
      2: in an incorrect manner; "to credit Lister with the first
         formulation of the basic principle of stratigraphy would
         be to bestow credit falsely" [syn: incorrectly]