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un-nytlíce

  • adverb
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un-nytlíce, adv.
uselessly, vainly, to no purpose
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  • Unnytlíce inaniter, Wrt. Voc. ii. 48, 43:

    nugaciter,

      80, 33: 60, 62.
  • Ðý læs hié unnytlíce forweorpen ðæt ðæt hié sellen for hira hrædhýdignesse

    ne praecipitatione hoc, quod tribuunt, inutiliter spargant,

      Past. 44; Swt. 321, 17: 15; Swt. 95, 24.
  • Unnytlíce wé swincaþ, gif wé his nabbaþ ðý máran ðanc,

      Bt. 41, 2; Fox 246, 21.
to ill purpose
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  • Suá hié egeleáslícor and unnytlícor brúcaþ Godes giefe

    quo bonis Dei male uti non metuunt,

      Past. 36; Swt. 247, 10.
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v.  nytlíce.
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