optatively


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Optatively \Op"ta*tive*ly\, adv.
   In an optative manner; with the expression of desire. [R.]
   [1913 Webster]

         God blesseth man imperatively, and man blesseth God
         optatively.                              --Bp. Hall.
   [1913 Webster]
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