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  • He still gave the real thing nakedly and directly, leaving nothing out.
  • But if everything were taken from him, if he were absolutely, nakedly alone -- what then? Cited from Fortitude, by Hugh Walpole
  • Fall back the more nakedly upon your sure foundation. Cited from Samuel Rutherford, by Alexander Whyte
  • Certainly there is now a little more reluctance to come so nakedly before the world. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1608b by Motley
  • You see, I talk to you like this, nakedly, because we are of the order of those who understand. Cited from The Mischief Maker, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • But it is not only the machine which is more nakedly visible than it was. Cited from The Crisis in Russia, by Arthur Ransome
  • But how the idea is exaggerated at the later stage, and how nakedly it is put forward! Cited from Prolegomena, Julius Wellhausen
  • "And since that's the truth, why, he had best hear the story nakedly from me." Cited from Ensign Knightley and Other Stories, by A. E. W. Mason
  • Of all laws ever passed in the world it is the most nakedly iniquitous. Cited from Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3), by John Morley
  • Mary Elliston would never wear her feelings nakedly, nor allow them to ride her out of hand. Cited from Nest Builder, by Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale
  • To some of you personal religion, thus nakedly considered, will no doubt seem too incomplete a thing to wear the general name. Cited from Varieties of Religious Experience, by Wm. James
  • Without this flash experience, we would have no way to be exposed to the nature of Mind so directly, so nakedly.
  • I speak of the question as nakedly political. Cited from The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3), by James Anthony Froude
  • She bent her head, unwilling to look again on that soul's agony so nakedly revealed. Cited from The Vision of Desire, by Margaret Pedler
  • Will's tone had a cutting bitterness: he was moved to put his question as nakedly as he could. Cited from Middlemarch, by George Eliot[#1]
  • The question of annexation has been presented nakedly to their consideration. Cited from Messages and Papers of the Presidents: John Tyler, Ed. by Richardson
  • The ratification might be nakedly produced as demanded, without any other explanation. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1607b by Motley
  • Of course, it did not present itself quite nakedly to him; he persuaded himself there could be little harm -- he meant none. Cited from The Book-Bills of Narcissus, by Le Gallienne, Richard
  • For let us take the whole matter nakedly as it lies before us, without the refinements of some people, with which we have nothing to do. Cited from Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, Vol. VI; The Drapier's Letters, by Swift
  • His repairs, in which he had taken pride before now, seemed nakedly, hideously mean at this moment. Cited from The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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How nakedly gets used

Meaning of nakedly

  • adverb In an exposed manner; without protection or defense
    they were attacked as they huddled nakedly on the bare hill
  • adverb Without clothing
    Henriette saw the weaving figure of an Apache warrior reel nakedly on a pony and rush by with a rifle raised