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adverb as in clearly

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The results, as you can plainly see, are as trippy as they are webby.

So plainly faceless malignity was much on his mind when he wrote this book.

What I think should happen is you should go to jail when you commit assault, which we can plainly see he did.

But this time I can plainly hear, through the rush of words, the faint rattle of hysteria that bespeaks a screw loose somewhere.

And even if that was true, it wouldn't vindicate a disparity that plainly affected her and presumably other women at the paper.

This impulse to extend rule appears more plainly in many of the little ceremonial observances of the child.

I plainly heard a noise upon the cover of my closet like that of a cable, and the grating of it as it passed through the ring.

In fact a spot of blood, slightly larger than that which had appeared before, showed plainly upon the Professor's right hand.

The print of steel-rimmed hoofs showed in the soft loam as plainly as a moccasin-track in virgin snow.

Long before reason found the answer, instinct—swift, merciless interpreter—told him plainly.


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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plainly, such as: apparently, evidently, manifestly, obviously, and visibly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.