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Hopefully, the last word

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 15 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:468

Since at least the 17th century, certain adverbs in -ly have acquired the ability to qualify a predication or assertion as a whole. Such adverbs are elliptical uses …

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