flatly

All Adverb
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  • Suppose she should tell him flatly what she had found out about him to-day? Cited from The Coast of Chance, by Esther Chamberlain and Lucia Chamberlain
  • I flatly refused to believe he had done so before that evening. Cited from A Thief in the Night, by E. W. Hornung
  • The men flatly refused to work another minute, and went out in a body. Cited from Robert Hardy's Seven Days, by Charles Monroe Sheldon
  • He flatly refused to give himself up and was taken by force. Cited from America's War for Humanity, by Thomas Herbert Russell
  • I tell you flatly if you say I did anything wrong you will have to fight me. Cited from Overruled, by George Bernard Shaw
  • At first he flatly refused to go down for the reading of the will. Cited from From the Housetops, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • I have told him flatly that I will not be one of the party. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
  • One member flatly refused the order, which won him time in the hole.
  • A young man in the band wished her to become his wife, but she flatly refused him. Cited from Algonquin Legends of New England, C. G. Leland
  • Her husband wished to go with her but she flatly declined to allow him. Cited from Folklore of the Santal Parganas, by Cecil Henry Bompas
  • When they flatly refused him, he began to write letters to the other missions.
  • They would be flatly denied, even by the men who are engaged in them! Cited from The Master-Christian, Marie Corelli
  • But the major refused flatly to let the artillery officer into the room. Cited from Steve Yeager, by William MacLeod Raine
  • You tell me flatly that you are too tired to do anything outside your programme at night. Cited from How to Live on 24 Hours a Day, by Arnold Bennett
  • Many of the people not only never had read any books but they flatly declined to begin. Cited from Witchcraft and Devil Lore in the Channel Islands, by John Linwood Pitts
  • To break with her, he would have to tell her flatly that he would not marry her. Cited from The Second Generation, by David Graham Phillips
  • In every test the results were either flatly impossible or completely the opposite of what was expected. Cited from Star Surgeon, by Alan Nourse
  • He asked me to release you from your engagement, and I flatly refused. Cited from The Moon out of Reach, by Margaret Pedler
  • His last letter to me flatly contradicted his last letter to his promised wife. Cited from Poor Miss Finch, by Wilkie Collins
  • But old dog Spot refused flatly to do anything of the sort. Cited from The Tale of Henrietta Hen, by Arthur Scott Bailey
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Meaning of flatly

  • adverb In an unqualified manner
    he flatly denied the charges