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  • I wish you'd make up your mind to be downright bad. Cited from Touch and Go, by D. H. Lawrence
  • I want only to be downright sure that God is looking after me all the time. Cited from The Elect Lady, by George MacDonald
  • I mean to think that they are coming here, till we are downright sure they are not. Cited from Held Fast For England, by G. A. Henty
  • And there was only one thing that kept her from being downright sad. Cited from The Tale of Henrietta Hen, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • One could be downright good if one really wanted to. Cited from The Promised Land, by Mary Antin
  • They see around them, amongst those under their influence, a great deal going on which is downright evil. Cited from The King's Cup-Bearer, by Amy Catherine Walton
  • Really, I could almost find it in my heart to be downright angry with you both. Cited from For Treasure Bound, by Harry Collingwood
  • He was downright in all things, even in love-making. Cited from The Cockaynes in Paris, by Blanchard Jerrold
  • You cannot be downright angry save in virtue of the love possible to you. Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • Because some people we know have been downright catty about her. Cited from The Real Adventure, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • Every window, back, front, and sides, has its box of flowers, and the grounds are downright pretty. Cited from Miss Gibbie Gault, by Kate Langely Bosher
  • He would have been downright angry could he have been certain of this inspector's attitude. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • It's a very real situation and some of their scenes still to come are downright shocking.
  • To think of what we might want would be downright selfishness. Cited from Dixie Hart, by Will N. Harben
  • Some great players, from their point of view of touch, have been downright opposed to repetition actions. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 385,by Various
  • Well, it seems that their suit was downright enough to satisfy you. Cited from A Young Girl's Wooing, by E. P. Roe
  • He enjoys working with her even if he thinks she is downright crazy at times.
  • The first least little breath of suspicion was enough for her, and the moment he was downright accused she was off. Cited from The Ashiel mystery, by Mrs. Charles Bryce
  • Once they made him wear a brace but he fretted so he was downright ill. Cited from The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • I've been downright sorry at the way we treated your mother, but she effaced herself pretty well. Cited from Tabitha's Vacation, by Ruth Alberta Brown
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