Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bluntly
IPA transcription: [bl'ĘŚntli]
Pronunciations of bluntly
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bluffly, bluntly, brusquely, flat_out, roundly
    Meaning: in a blunt direct manner; "he spoke bluntly"; "he stated his opinion flat-out"; "he was criticized roundly"
Usage examples
  • "Let him come and buy it himself, then," said Niccolo, bluntly.
  • "I don't believe he is Mr. Vrain," retorted the detective bluntly.
  • When he had signed the last letter she bluntly enquired if he felt better.
  • Having, therefore, no doubt concerning the person of the thief, he eagerly sought him out, and very bluntly charged him with the fact.
  • I state the matter thus bluntly, because the current of thought in academic circles runs against me, and I feel like a man who must set his back against an open door quickly if he does not wish to see it closed and locked.
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