Crossword clues for flatly
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Flatly \Flat"ly\, adv.
In a flat manner; evenly; horizontally; without spirit; dully; frigidly.
He that does the works of religion slowly, flatly, and without appetite.
peremptorily; positively; plainly; forthrightly. ``He flatly refused his aid.''
--Sir P. Sidney.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
adv. 1 In a definite manner; in a manner showing complete certainty. 2 In a manner that shows no emotion
Usage examples of "flatly".
US headquarters, Bechtel issued a statement flatly denying the upheaval in Bolivia had anything to do with its water price hikes.
From its US headquarters, Bechtel issued a statement flatly denying the upheaval in Bolivia had anything to do with its water price hikes.
Say that Harcourt Biosciences flatly rejects the demands made by the Lazarus Movement.
He grinned, flatly because all this had stopped being funny, but broadly because he liked this one and did not want to hurt her any more than he had to to get free of her.
Durn flatly refused Lyeth his permission to book passage on an iceboat or engage one of her own.
If Madame Bontemps had glared at Rose when she saw her sitting beside January on the piano bench, she flatly refused to have the Kentuckian in the house at all.
I positively, flatly, definitely, and finally refuse rpt REFUSE to obey any order, directive, proclamation or ukase that requires me or any of my organization to hold two dozen of the latest model delGrange suits in a state of futile lassitude while Terra hungers for ore.
In the morning the storm was still blowing as hard as ever, and Twana flatly refused to face it again.
They pushed it half into the water, but when they were ready to hitch Anastasia to it, the swan flatly refused.
I said the words deliberately flatly, and Ian Young relayed them the same way, but they reproduced in Boris the old high alarm.
It was agonizing for both of them now to think of a time when they would not be together, and there were times when Olivia flatly refused to do it.
The doctor wanted to take him to the hospital, but he flatly refused, and told Olivia he wanted to die at home.
A few ladies of the court remained, the rest having been sent to the protection of the eastern strongholds, but Eilonwy flatly refused to join them in their spinning and weaving chambers.
Esther was delighted with the idea, as she suspected that the one answer would flatly contradict the other, and M.
Irish shoe and leather workers joined Yankees in flatly rejecting the myth of success.