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Bluffly

adverb
1.
In a blunt direct manner.  Synonyms: bluntly, brusquely, flat out, roundly.  "He stated his opinion flat-out" , "He was criticized roundly"






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"Bluffly" Quotes from Famous Books



... the Englishman bluffly. "Tired o waitin to wop Nelson? Goin to embark the Armee o England ...
— The Gentleman - A Romance of the Sea • Alfred Ollivant

... cried with a poignant realization of the significance of the uprooting of the roof-tree and the wide, vague world without. And still once more the two women fell to bemoaning their fate of exile beside the expiring embers, while the elder Gilhooley's voice sounded bluffly outside calling the oxen, and his son was rattling their heavy yoke ...
— Who Crosses Storm Mountain? - 1911 • Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)



Words linked to "Bluffly" :   bluff, bluntly, brusquely, roundly



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