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  • Example sentences using "Goodly"

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    2. in 29 years I have never used this word. It's largely obsolete unless someone is using it incorrectly. I've see it in historical books, but that is about it. Found these sentences though: He had to pay a goodly sum. I know a goodly number of people who disagree with you. Loyalty to a sovereign is the mark of a goodly knight. This is where I got them from and it explains this word well.: https://jakubmarian.com/the-word-goodly-in-english/ Basically I wouldn't use this word. It's just not really used anymore unless someone is being silly and purposefully speaking in "bad English" or they are trying to sound classy (super formal).

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