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JUST'LY, adverb [from just.] In conformity to law, justice or propriety; by right. The offender is justly condemned. The hero is justly rewarded, applauded or honored.

1. According to truth and facts. His character is justly described.

2. Honestly; fairly; with integrity; as, to do justly Micah 6:8.

3. Properly; accurately; exactly.

Their feet assist their hands, and justly beat the ground.