darkly (adv.) Old form(s): darkely
cunningly, subtly, secretly
AW IV.iii.10[Second Lord to First Lord] I will tell you a thing, but you shall let it dwell darkly with you
MM V.i.277[Escalus to Lucio, of Isabella] I will go darkly to work with her
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