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wrongly

adverb
     
wrong‧ly
1 not correctly or in a way that is not based on facts [≠ rightly]:
Matthew was wrongly diagnosed as having a brain tumour.
His name had been wrongly spelt.
2 in a way that is unfair or immoral [≠ rightly]:
Human rights organizations maintain that the men have been wrongly convicted.

➔ rightly or wrongly

at rightly

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