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Sherry Rich

Despite the proximity of the words, in this case, "warm" does not not describe the manner of dressing, but the thing dressed. Therefore, it is an adjective.

Brett

I'm afraid this is incorrect. As any good dictionary will tell you, 'warm' exists as an adverb. There are many adverbs that don't take -ly, including a fair number that exist in both an -ly flavour and in their uninflected form. For more detail, see
http://www.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2006/09/17/adverb_is_as_adverb_does/

Alexander Sanya

If "dress warmly" is incorrect, according to the commentaries by Sherry Rich (one thesis) or Brett (another thesis), how can they explain "dress casually," as it seems to clash with their reasoning?

Alexander Sanya

In addition to my previous comment, here is a link to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, in which they specifically use the example of "dressing warmly" after the definition of that adverb: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warmly

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