thus·​ly | \ ˈt͟həs-lē How to pronounce thusly (audio) \

Definition of thusly

: in this manner : thus

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The process for Continuity Camera is outlined in Microsoft's support documents thusly: Take a photo and then add it. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, "Microsoft adds Dark Mode support and more to Office 365 for Mac," 12 Dec. 2018 PhoneArena claims some Italian users are already seeing promotional material that describes Premium thusly, and that show the Standard plan, which currently allows streaming across two devices simultaneously, being downgraded to one device. David Meyer, Fortune, "Netflix Is Testing Higher Prices for Watching Ultra HD Video," 4 July 2018 According to Metro, the Queen knew Harry and Meghan would need to get away from it all, and thusly gifted them another cottage (one can never have too many). Krystin Arneson, Glamour, "The Queen Just Gifted Prince Harry and Meghan Markle the Vacation House of Dreams," 3 June 2018 The shelves are thusly stocked with the works of such notables as Chinua Achebe and Alice Walker, as well as a wide selection of new releases. Keziah Weir, Vanities, "“We Encourage Discourse”: This Trailblazing Black-Owned Bookstore Is Starting Conversations in D.C.," 24 May 2018 In Ingmar Bergman’s Hour of the Wolf, Max von Sydow describes the pre-dawn hours thusly: The hour of the wolf is the hour between night and dawn. Eben Weiss, Outside Online, "The Case for Riding Ultra Early in the Morning," 23 May 2018 The Chilean's decisions have thusly come under fire and his latest one has and will likely leave many scratching their heads., "Argentina Boss Sampaoli Cites Reason for Icardi World Cup Omission Due to 'Style of Play'," 22 May 2018 DietBet operates thusly: Entry costs between $10 and $100, and each competition has a set goal for everyone who's playing (to lose four percent of your weight in four weeks; or maintain your weight for a full year, e.g.). Molly Shea, Glamour, "The Real Deal with Those Apps that Pay You to Lose Weight," 17 May 2018 The invitations to 600 guests described the high church dress code thusly: For men, military uniforms, morning coats or lounge suits, otherwise known as business suits in not-wacky colors. Scott Harrison,, "Royal wedding: The invitation says 'day dress with hat.' Here are hats from other royal nuptials," 16 May 2018

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1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of thusly was in 1865

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