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From similar +‎ -ly.

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similarly (comparative more similarly, superlative most similarly)

  1. (manner) In a like style or manner.
    Synonym: likewise
    The sisters dressed similarly.
    • 2013 June 8, “Obama goes troll-hunting”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8839, page 55:
      The solitary, lumbering trolls of Scandinavian mythology would sometimes be turned to stone by exposure to sunlight. Barack Obama is hoping that several measures announced on June 4th will have a similarly paralysing effect on their modern incarnation, the patent troll.
  2. (conjunctive) Used to link similar items

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