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    #1

    legendary and legendarily

    What is the difference between the two words? Dictionary.com defines them the same and classifies both as adjectives while Wordsmyth.net and Bartleby.com defines legendary as an adjective and legendarily as an adverb. I tend to believe this over Dictionary.coms answer, because while legendary beauty and legendarily beautiful sound fine to me, legendary beautiful doesnt. Am I correct?

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    #2

    Re: legendary and legendarily

    I think the same way.

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    #3

    Re: legendary and legendarily

    Great minds think alike. But do great minds think correctly?

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    #4

    Re: legendary and legendarily

    To my ear, "legendarily" could mean according to the legend.

    Lancelot was legendarily brave.

    To me, this has a note of disbelief that is not in:

    Lancelot's bravery was legendary.

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    #5

    Re: legendary and legendarily

    That's a good example I didn't think of.

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