erectly

erectly
erect ADJECTIVE 1) rigidly upright or straight. 2) (of a body part) enlarged and rigid, especially in sexual excitement.
VERB 1) construct (a building, wall, etc.). 2) create or establish (a theory or system).
DERIVATIVES erectly adverb erectness noun erector noun.
ORIGIN from Latin erigere 'set up' .

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  • erectly — adverb see erect I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • erectly — adv. in an upright manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • erectly — erect·ly …   English syllables

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  • Endwise — Endways End ways , Endwise End wise, adv. 1. On end; erectly; in an upright position. [1913 Webster] 2. With the end forward. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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