distinctly

[ dih-stingkt-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF distinctly

Synonyms for distinctly

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISTINCTLY

But the sound came nearer, and he distinctly heard "Robert!"

"Dr. Wilson, the surgeon, has been shot," came slowly and distinctly.

From my position it was impossible to see her distinctly, yet I dared not move.

As criminals, anarchists were distinctly no class—no class at all.

I heard her speak, and say, as distinctly as I repeat the words, 'I will come for you!'

The old man and the boy in the front yard heard her distinctly.

The doctor is now distinctly visible, riding after his fashion.

They have found something, and pretty quickly too, for me to hear their guns so distinctly.

He was distinctly averse to leaving St. Mary Western just yet.

I settled that she was pleased, but afraid to show this too distinctly.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from distinct + -ly (2).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISTINCTLY

aloud

adverbin a spoken voice, usually not softly
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