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Synonyms for downright

Synonyms for downright

Synonyms for downright

characterized by plain blunt honesty

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complete and without restriction or qualification


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But the fact that remains that a small number of parents are creating considerable problems by parKing thoughtlessly, selfishly and, at times, downright illegally.
The Nottingham fighter said: "My motivation is my two world title belts, my legacy and the fact this kid is coming in arrogant, cheeky, disrespectful, downright rude - and I don't like that.
From buying a flat screen telly to an endowment mortgage, we are told downright lies from smiley-faced shop assistants who want to secure your moniker on the dotted line and out of the shop.
But we gave up after just a few attempts in the 'qualifying' section as the instructions were too complicated and the poor gameplay just left us feeling downright annoyed, especially when trying to tackle the famous Big Red Balls.
For a man who has spent his political career criticizing, if not downright deriding government, Bob Smith sure seems to like being part of it.
Froma vulnerable road user's point of view and that of the millions suffering fuel poverty, banning speed cameras is downright mean and inconsiderate, if not downright irresponsible.
The Superior Person's Field Guide to Deceitful, Deceptive & Downright Dangerous
THE father of a boy killed in an IRA bombing last night branded Findlay's remarks "downright idiotic".
Adapted from ABC News anchor John Stossel's eye-opening new book Myths, Lies, and Downright Stupidity, the piece presents a flow chart from hell.
RUNNING A COMPANY IS DIFFICULT enough, but when a partner walks away with dozens of clients and opens a similar practice just down the road, the situation can get downright daunting.
There are also instrumentals: King shines on the electronica-tinged "Gay Sons of Lesbian Mothers," while "Ahuvati" is downright cinematic with its ripples of Spanish guitar and wall of strings.
Sometimes, they are downright contrary to the teachings of the Church.
European countries, on the other hand, have been downright stingy in their response."
It gets downright hot in Iraq, so any air flow you can get inside your Stryker is precious.
She hints at something downright sinister and postapocalyptic, an alluring and almost addictive quality.