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She was so young to face all this; and yet, since face it she must, how much better to have her do it squarely.

He believed in it, but not being rich, raced as a profession, honestly and squarely.

As Rose forced herself to face this squarely, something within her crumpled.

He deals so squarely with himself that they have to deal squarely with themselves.

She placed her hand in his and looked him, for the first time, squarely in the eyes.

I had evaded it long enough, I would turn and face it squarely now.

He was even timid, and he blushed when Veronique looked him squarely in the face.

He raised up his haggard face and nodded, but he did not look at him squarely.

Master Lionel stopped and faced the other squarely, his shoulders to his horse.

He threw back his head and looked the Basha squarely in the eyes.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, of multiplication, from square + -ly (2). From 1560s as "in a straightforward manner;" meaning "firmly, solidly" is from 1860.

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