Many years ago, a friend challenged me to name an adjective, as opposed to an adverb, ending in LY. I do not recall if I succeeded, but the problem remained in my subconscious, and has surfaced at irregular intervals ever since. Occasionally I would sit down and mentally compose a list of ten or fifteen such words, each time trying to surpass my last effort.
"Lying in Wait,"
Word Ways: Vol. 14
, Article 17.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol14/iss1/17