hwætlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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hwætlíce
Add:I. of quick movement Þá arn se cniht and eóde hwætlice on þá mǽdwe (pratum velociter ingressit ), Gr. D. 36, 11. II. of prompt action. 1. of persons, with activity of body or mind Hors[c]líce, hwætlíce naviter (cf.? triumphum ... viribus naviter (v. Wrt. Voc. ii. 74, 58) nanciscuntur, Ald. 2, 17), Wrt. Voc. ii. 59, 47. Swá hwylc swá hwætlíce tó þeógincge efstað, bútan tweón hrædlíce hí beóð geendude quicumque ad profectum tendunt, sine dubio celeriter finiantur, Scint. 101, 16. Nú wé hwætlíce þis habbað gegaderod, þæt is on Lýden actiuum opus, Angl. viii. 330, 35. 2. of the operation of things, e.g. diseases Hwæt[líce] perniciter (quos lethale virus perniciter prostraverat), An. Ox. 1874. III. quickly, in a short time Swá swá wyrta felda hwætlíce (cito ) hí feallaþ, Ps. L. 36, 2. Þæt tó þám hwætlícor hé mæge becuman quatinus ad eam quantocius valeat peruenire, Scint 29, 3.
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