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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbodilybod‧i‧ly1 /ˈbɒdəli $ ˈbɑː-/ adjective [only before noun]  BODYrelated to the human body bodily sensations
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bodilyConstrictions in the face and various bodily appendages.Albert agreed to turn over samples of his hair and bodily fluids to the court.Their sensory perception as well as their motor responses - their behaviour - are thus totally consonant with their bodily form and function.If the neurons control automatic bodily functions, heart rate and breathing are impaired.bodily functionsThe villagers have to go down to the lake to perform most of their bodily functions.Pratt denies assault causing actual bodily harm.The conduct may be either causing a wound or causing grievous bodily harm.Parretti had a lengthy criminal record that included fraud and conspiracy to commit bodily harm.the threat of death or serious bodily harmbodily needsIt is a genuine attack by the self upon the body, by which mental anguish is swapped for bodily pain.Our pain lies in our bodily selves, Larry, not in our souls.
bodilybodily2 adverb  1 BODYby moving the whole of your or someone else’s body He lifted the child bodily aboard.2 ALL/EVERYTHINGby moving a large object in one piece The column was transferred bodily to a new site by the bank of the river.
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bodilyI seem to have to transplant myself bodily.They lifted the child bodily aboard.And if the earth, as well as spinning, moves bodily around the sun, why doesn't it leave the moon behind?Then, with a desperate effort threw himself bodily away.Then he bodily picked up Orlando Sentinel reporter Donna Blanton and twirled her around on his hip.When men and women joined bodily, they rid them-selves of their bodies.
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