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adverb as in honestly

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She need not sacrifice her whole identity to her children unless that is squarely her choice.

Crisis management is squarely in our wheelhouse as a company that handles real time escalations all day every day.

Congress must immediately transfer command of the District of Columbia National Guard from the President of the United States and put it squarely under the command and control of the District of Columbia.

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If you keep phyllo on hand, and I do, this recipe falls squarely in cook-with-what-you-have category.

She climbed up and had a whispered conversation with Santa, sitting squarely at the intersection where magic and reality meet.

A worn couch sitting squarely before a wood veneer wall, accented by the head of a deer.

The winner will be the one who most squarely gets on the side of the working class.

All of their testimony has been accepted by the court, and most of it casts blame squarely on their captain.

But one sequence in particular has divided audiences squarely in half.

“We tried to be evenhanded, and Poitras is squarely on the side of Snowden,” Condon says.

Lawrence fired, but just as he did so Jerry's horse threw up his head and the ball struck him squarely between the eyes.

"'Scuse me," Jake said, pulling a shawl more squarely around her shoulders and straightening her up.

The coachman gathers up his reins and shakes squarely down into his seat; the ostlers step back.

He wore a gray snap-brim hat; it was set squarely on his head, precisely level.

And so they were caught fairly and squarely by the deluge that swept upon them with a bewildering suddenness.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squarely, such as: justly, objectively, straightforwardly, considerately, and fairly.

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