earthy vs. earthly – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Earthy

Definition:

related to, suggestive of soil and earth

Examples:

She decorated her home in earthy tones.

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Earthly

Definition:

of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven

Examples:

believed that our earthly life is all that matters

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