roundly

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  • They then told me roundly they would bring me away by force. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII, by Robert Kerr
  • It is just one of those cases in which you must deal roundly with a girl. Cited from Mr. Scarborough's Family, by Anthony Trollope
  • Only for one moment, however, for the next she decided roundly against so mean a course. Cited from More About Peggy, by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  • I think this speech between you both was studied, It came so roundly off. Cited from The Duchess of Malfi, by John Webster
  • The duke roundly declared that the late parliament was no parliament at all. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • This is their opinion, although they will not own it so roundly. Cited from Swift's Writings on Religion, Vol. I, by Jonathan Swift
  • Roundly he refused to allow the question to be either supported or attacked. Cited from Ravenna, A Study, by Edward Hutton
  • He waited for his friend to speak out, and put the same thought roundly into words. Cited from Dragon's blood, by Henry Milner Rideout
  • She was not usually told this quite so immediately and roundly. Cited from The Enchanted April, by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • What a poor, ill-used, roundly-rated, over-worked individual he must be! Cited from The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 354, October 9, 1886, by Various
  • The law was the same for the whole country, he told me roundly; every child knew that. Cited from Memories and Portraits by R. L. Stevenson
  • I want my child to live roundly -- in all her mental rooms. Cited from Star-Dust, by Fannie Hurst
  • And if he were opposed on re-election, why, he should be helped -- roundly helped. Cited from The Testing of Diana Mallory, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • This attempt was roundly defeated -- in a meeting far better attended than the original debate.
  • He asserted roundly that he looked upon players as no better than dancing-dogs. Cited from Samuel Johnson, by Leslie Stephen
  • I like to hear you say that thus roundly. Cited from The Slowcoach, by E. V. Lucas
  • Shooting birds, he roundly declared, was shooting birds, whether you shot two or two score. Cited from Macleod of Dare, by William Black
  • He began to curse them roundly in his own particular style. Cited from The Silver Horde, by Rex Beach
  • Some one outside swore roundly, and for the first time I could hear what was said. Cited from The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She was roundly denounced by the opposition press, but she held her ground. Cited from Jailed for Freedom, by Doris Stevens
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Meaning of roundly

  • adverb In a round manner
    she was roundly slim