reformedly /ri fawr"mid lee/, adv.
/ri fawrmd"/, adj.
1. amended by removal of faults, abuses, etc.
2. improved in conduct, morals, etc.
3. (cap.) noting or pertaining to Protestant churches, esp. Calvinist as distinguished from Lutheran.
[1555-65; REFORM + -ED2]

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