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.

 

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