adjectivally, adv.
/aj'ik tuy"veuhl/, adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or used as an adjective.
2. describing by means of many adjectives; depending for effect on intensive qualification of subject matter, as a writer, style, or essay.
[1790-1800; ADJECTIVE + -AL1]

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