Scarily vs Scarify - What's the difference?

scarily | scarify |


As an adverb scarily

is in a scary manner.

As a verb scarify is

(obsolete|or|nonstandard) to scar.

scarily

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a scary manner.
  • English manner adverbs

    scarify

    English

    Verb

  • (obsolete, or, nonstandard) To scar.
  • (obsolete, or, nonstandard) Denude, or lay waste to.
  • (horticulture) To remove thatch (build-up of organic matter on the soil) from a lawn, to dethatch.
  • (horticulture) To damage the testa (seed coat) of a seed by cutting, scraping, chemicals, hot water, or fire to allow permeation of water and faster germination.