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cleanly

adverb

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according to the rules or the law
  • it was a cleanly fought match, so you have no grounds for complaint

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cleanly

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of cleanly (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of cleanly was in the 13th century

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cleanliness

cleanly

cleanness

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“Cleanly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cleanly. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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