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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squarely, forthrightly, forthrightadverb

    directly and without evasion; not roundabout

    "to face a problem squarely"; "the responsibility lies squarely with them"; "spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point"


  1. forthrightlyadverb

    In a forthright manner


  1. forthrightly

    Forthrightly is an adverb that refers to speaking or behaving in a direct, honest and straightforward manner, without any attempt to hide or conceal thoughts or intentions. It denotes a sense of confidence and decisiveness in expression.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forthrightly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forthrightly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of forthrightly in a Sentence

  1. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    I can see clearly now ... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate...

  2. Rashida TlaibRead MoreTlaib:

    I have cooperated fully and forthrightly, providing hundreds of pages of documents, emails, and text messages to the Office of The OCE Ethics and the Ethics Committee, and making my staff available to the Committee for interviews.

  3. Jordan Peterson:

    So, attend carefully to your posture. Quit drooping and hunching around. Speak your mind. Put your desires forward, as if you had a right to them — at least the same right as others. Walk tall and gaze forthrightly ahead. Dare to be dangerous. Encourage the serotonin to flow plentifully through neural pathways desperate for its calming influence.

  4. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    A couple of days of being asked about something that you put in your books? I got to tell you, I don't have a lot of sympathy, he should answer the questions forthrightly and directly. If he does, the American people will accept it. If he doesn't, then he's got a problem.

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    a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    A nuisance
    B accommodation
    C gauge
    D rapture

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