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Synonyms for aright

in an accurate manner

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I thought I had not heard aright, but I could not repeat my observation, for the Captain's head had already disappeared in its metal case.
If you will sing this tale aright I will tell all the world how magnificently heaven has endowed you.
You guess aright, my friend; this youth is an orphan, deserted by his mother, who left him in the house of a poor country priest.
Amid the tears of many, and a swell of exalted sentiment, in those who felt aright, was solemnized the union of two immortal souls.
The great Admiral and good seaman could read aright the signs of sea and sky, as his order to prepare to anchor at the end of the day sufficiently proves; but, all the same, the mere idea of these baffling easterly airs, coming on at any time within half an hour or so, after the firing of the first shot, is enough to take one's breath away, with the image of the rearmost ships of both divisions falling off, unmanageable, broadside on to the westerly swell, and of two British Admirals in desperate jeopardy.
In truth, the man who would behold aright the glory of God upon earth must in solitude behold that glory.
Ah, we safely may trust to its gleaming, And be sure it will lead us aright -- We safely may trust to a gleaming That cannot but guide us aright, Since it flickers up to Heaven through the night.
Joan Durbeyfield always managed to find consolation somewhere: "Well, as one of the genuine stock, she ought to make her way with 'en, if she plays her trump card aright.
It was some relief, however, that they were to return to the rooms in common use, by passing through a few of less importance, looking into the court, which, with occasional passages, not wholly unintricate, connected the different sides; and she was further soothed in her progress by being told that she was treading what had once been a cloister, having traces of cells pointed out, and observing several doors that were neither opened nor explained to her -- by finding herself successively in a billiard-room, and in the general's private apartment, without comprehending their connection, or being able to turn aright when she left them; and lastly, by passing through a dark little room, owning Henry's authority, and strewed with his litter of books, guns, and greatcoats.
But did I not hear aright when I was told that this Robin Hood hath shed no blood since he was outlawed, saving only that of that vile Guy of Gisbourne, for whose death all honest men should thank him?
Harley was sceptical, but her woman's intuition guessed aright.
He seemed to doubt whether he had heard her aright.
As for the host of labor, it has been in the dirt since history began, and I read history aright.
And only whoso chooseth aright, each suitor is told, can win the lady.
But suppose some of them happen to guess aright," persisted the Steward; "then you would lose your old ornaments and these new ones, too.