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bluntly

See definition of bluntly on Dictionary.com
  • as inflat out
  • as infrankly
  • as inobtrusively
  • as inrudely

synonyms for bluntly

  • all out
  • at full speed
  • at full throttle
  • directly
  • full-bore
  • openly
  • peak performance
  • wide open
  • candidly
  • dead level
  • directly
  • forthrightly
  • freely
  • from the hip
  • in truth
  • laid on the line
  • level
  • on the level
  • on the line
  • openly
  • plainly
  • straight
  • straightforwardly
  • straight-out
  • without reserve
  • crudely
  • harshly
  • discourteously
  • barbarously
  • boorishly
  • brazenly
  • coarsely
  • contemptuously
  • crassly
  • curtly
  • disrespectfully
  • imprudently
  • indecently
  • indecorously
  • insolently
  • loudly
  • roughly
  • sassily
  • sharply
  • snootily
  • tactlessly
  • unabashedly
  • uncivilly
  • uncouthly
  • ungraciously
  • vulgarly
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How to use bluntly in a sentence

New unpublished research from Kansas and Tennessee suggests that not only do mask mandates prevent Covid-19 spread, they may also blunt the severity of illness and reduce the number of serious cases that require hospitalization.
WHY EVERY STATE SHOULD ADOPT A MASK MANDATE, IN 4 CHARTSYOUYOU ZHOUNOVEMBER 9, 2020VOX
You are using a big blunt instrument, and you are crushing the economy.
FAREED ZAKARIA: COVID-19 LOCKDOWNS ARE A SIGN OF FAILUREJEREMY KAHNOCTOBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
The blunt-talking DeFazio had easily won the 4th District, and its predecessors, even when many of its voters turned away from other Democrats.
THE TRAILER: IS THIS THE FUTURE OF THE GOP?DAVID WEIGELOCTOBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And, in almost all cases, the effects have succeeded in blunting deadly outbreaks, giving health care officials precious time to assess what worked, what didn’t, and prepare for future waves.
AS COVID CASES SPIKE IN EUROPE, ITALY STANDS OUT—BUT THIS TIME FOR DOING THINGS RIGHTBERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
The film is an exercise in imagination and an inquiry into whether imagining the loss of a loved one and their hopes for the hereafter might magnify or blunt the blow of death when it finally comes.
11 COMPELLING DOCUMENTARIES TO WATCH FOR THIS FALLALISSA WILKINSONOCTOBER 9, 2020VOX
Now, it turns out, those scientists are giving not just local school officials but people across the world some new lessons about how the virus works and the best ways to blunt its spread.
MORNING REPORT: HOW TO OPEN SCHOOLS AND OTHER STUFFVOICE OF SAN DIEGOOCTOBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Shortly thereafter, a few TikTokers took the stage and ripped a cartoonishly fat blunt.
HOW A TIKTOK HOUSE DESTROYED ITSELFREBECCA JENNINGSOCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
Alligators have wide, blunt heads with a rounded U-shaped snout.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT ALLIGATORS AND CROCODILESBETHANY BROOKSHIRESEPTEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
My conscience importuned me to tell her bluntly that they would only come into Walsh feet first.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We first went to the German, who very bluntly cut us short by saying that he had no room.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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WORDS RELATED TO BLUNTLY

  • all out
  • at full speed
  • at full throttle
  • bluntly
  • directly
  • full-bore
  • openly
  • peak performance
  • wide open
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.