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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.

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How to use plainly in a sentence

  • 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.

    Children's Ways | James Sully
  • 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.

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

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

    Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Long before reason found the answer, instinct—swift, merciless interpreter—told him plainly.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood

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