downrightly

All Adverb
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  • Not that I should blame her for that, if she would be honestly and downrightly in love with him. Cited from Marriage, by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  • The reason for his resignation he had insisted on setting forth downrightly: he was able no longer to affirm absolute belief in some of the main tenets of his church. Cited from The Brentons, by Anna Chapin Ray
  • She recalled their talk of the sea-gulls, and of the men of the forests, and she remembered the almost brutal contempt for them he had so downrightly expressed. Cited from The Man in the Twilight, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • He had never been a favourite before, but it certainly was not pleasant to have to learn now by the most unmistakable signs that he was downrightly unpopular and disliked by those from whom he should have had his warmest backing up. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • Fed on pork, fluted deaf, bit with bugs, and robbed at cards -- fairly, downrightly robbed. Cited from Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, by R. S. Surtees
  • Besigye, who was formerly Museveni's physician, told reporters that he and his supporters 'downrightly snub' the outcome as well as the unremitting rule of Museveni or any person he may appoint.
  • Sir ARTHUR YAPP, Sir ARTHUR YAPP, He simply doesn't care a rap For any one -- his only passion's Compelling us to keep our rations; Downrightly he demands our aid; He will not have the troops betrayed. Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, Nov 7, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman