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  • adv.in direct way
  • adv.tediously
  • adv.completely

synonyms for flatly

  • absolutely
  • categorically
  • emphatically
  • firmly
  • unequivocally
  • unconditionally
  • definitely
  • exactly
  • flat
  • positively
  • precisely
  • undoubtedly
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How to use flatly in a sentence

On Elliott’s defense that the “as is” nature of the acquisition was not itself enough for the city attorney to raise any red flags, the auditor flatly disagreed.
POLITICS REPORT: THE AUDIT THAT FELL IN AN EMPTY FORESTANDREW KEATTSJULY 24, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Hogan said he knows that there are people who flatly oppose the coronavirus vaccines and are harder to convince.
MARYLAND OFFERS CHANCE AT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEENS WHO GET VACCINATEDOVETTA WIGGINSJULY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
"And in Montgomery, Kavanaugh wrote, "the Court flatly stated that 'Miller did not impose a formal fact-finding requirement' and added that 'a finding of fact regarding a child's incorrigibility .
SUPREME COURT RULES AGAINST JUVENILE SENTENCED TO LIFE WITHOUT PAROLEROBERT BARNESAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Changing the minds of those still flatly refusing the vaccine is likely a harder sell.
MORE AND MORE AMERICANS SAY THEY’LL GET VACCINATED — BUT IT’S STILL UNCLEAR JUST HOW MANY WILLARIEL EDWARDS-LEVYMARCH 31, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Even if Schumer wants to do this today, Manchin said flatly after the election, “I will not vote to do that.”
THE CASE AGAINST DEMOCRATS NUKING THE FILIBUSTERAARON BLAKEJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Eloise is granted one more year to enjoy her childhood, but Penelope’s request to continue her studies is flatly denied by Lady Featherington, who cautions that reading could confuse her thoughts.
‘BRIDGERTON’ DROPPED SEVERAL CLUES ABOUT LADY WHISTLEDOWN’S IDENTITY. DID THEY ADD UP?BETHONIE BUTLERJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Warnick, Robinhood’s CFO, flatly rejects the idea that the company might charge commissions.
ROBINHOOD’S NEXT ADVENTURE: STEALING MARKET SHARE FROM THE RICHJEFFDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
In response to Pelosi and Schumer’s remarks, McConnell on Thursday flatly rejected their call for a big economic relief bill.
DEMOCRATS ALLEGE GOP REFUSAL TO ACCEPT ELECTION RESULTS IS IMPERILING U.S. CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE AS CASES, DEATHS SPIKEERICA WERNERNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The men dropped the crowbars they had brought, and said flatly that they were not going to risk their throats in that devil's den.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
Loyal Protestants refused it, therefore; flatly declined, though bidden and again bidden.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. III. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO FLATLY

  • absolutely
  • assuredly
  • certainly
  • decidedly
  • decisively
  • distinctly
  • entirely
  • flatly
  • of course
  • undoubtedly
  • unequivocally
  • with decision
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.