bluntly

All Adverb
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  • One day she bluntly asked him how he knew what he was doing. Cited from The Fourth R, by George Oliver Smith
  • Jack looked straight into the officer's eyes as he put the question bluntly. Cited from The Submarine Boys and the Middies, by Victor G. Durham
  • She did not put it into words, but the thought was bluntly in her mind. Cited from Pomp Of The Lavilettes, by G. Parker, v2
  • "Why did you make a point of coming for me?" she asked bluntly. Cited from Big Timber, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • She was direct, bluntly so, and she was not much given to small talk. Cited from Big Timber, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • What I cannot see is, to put it bluntly, where you come in. Cited from The Vanished Messenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim #4
  • We agree, though few of his friends have put it quite so bluntly. Cited from Punch, Vol. 152, January 17, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • When I had done he asked me bluntly what I called myself. Cited from A Gentleman of France, by Stanley Weyman
  • This time he told her bluntly that the child was dying and nothing could save her. Cited from The History of David Grieve, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • It seemed to him that every secret desire of his life had got itself suddenly and bluntly expressed. Cited from Poor White, by Sherwood Anderson
  • He had felt so badly about telling mother that he told it very bluntly. Cited from Lifted Masks, by Susan Glaspell
  • "Don't your men ever tell your women that they love them?" he asked bluntly. Cited from Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • And then he told her bluntly what caused her trouble. Cited from A Daughter Of The Land, by Gene Stratton-Porter #8
  • "What sort of a man have they made of you, boy?" he asked bluntly. Cited from Man to Man, by Jackson Gregory
  • "What does a fellow like you come to a place like this for?" he asked bluntly. Cited from Little Eve Edgarton, by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • "Then why should you take the part at all?" said he, bluntly. Cited from Macleod of Dare, by William Black
  • He did not end quite as bluntly as he had meant. Cited from Quisante, by Anthony Hope
  • Then he drew a long breath and put his case bluntly. Cited from Little Miss By-The-Day, by Lucille Van Slyke
  • Harry told her bluntly that she would be in the way, but she refused to stay behind. Cited from Under the Andes, by Rex Stout
  • In fact (he put it to himself bluntly) it was quite unlike her. Cited from The Woman in Black, by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
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