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in accordance with truth or fact; correctly:
to see rightly; to understand rightly.
in accordance with morality or equity; uprightly.
properly, fitly, or suitably:
to be rightly dressed.
Informal. with certainty; positively:
I can’t rightly say.
in accordance with the facts; correctly
in accordance with principles of justice or morality
with good reason; justifiably: he was rightly annoyed with her
properly or suitably; appropriately: rightly dressed for a wedding
(used with a negative) (informal) with certainty; positively or precisely (usually in the phrases I don’t rightly know, I can’t rightly say)


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