Variant of politic
- political: archaic except in body politic
- having practical wisdom; prudent; shrewd; diplomatic
- crafty; unscrupulous
- prudently or artfully contrived; expedient, as a plan, action, remark, etc.
Origin: Middle English polytyk from Middle French politique from Classical Latin politicus from Glassical Greek politikos, of a citizen from politēs: see police
- politicly adverb
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