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bodily

adjective uk   /ˈbɒd.ɪ.li/ us    /ˈbɑː.dɪ-/
relating to the human body: bodily fluids (= blood, saliva, etc.) They didn't cause him any bodily harm. to lose control of your bodily functions

bodily

adverb uk   /ˈbɒd.ɪ.li/ us    /ˈbɑː.dɪ-/
If you lift or carry someone bodily, you lift or carry them in your arms: He carried her bodily up the stairs.
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