honestly, candidly, frankly(adverb)
(used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
"honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"
in an honest manner
"in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it"; "was known for dealing aboveboard in everything"
In an honest manner.
He answered the questions honestly.
Honestly, I didn't believe a word she said.
honorably; becomingly; decently
in an honest manner; as, a contract honestly made; to live honestly; to speak honestly
"Honestly" is a song by Zwan. It was the first single from their album, Mary Star of the Sea. The song was written by Billy Corgan. The B-side "Number of the Beast" was used in the opening credits of the 2002 film Spun by director Jonas Åkerlund.
Song lyrics by honestly -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by honestly on the Lyrics.com website.
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Rank popularity for the word 'honestly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1557
Rank popularity for the word 'honestly' in Adverbs Frequency: #356
on the sly
The numerical value of honestly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of honestly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of honestly in a Sentence
Let the adjuster do his job. he does not need any help from you. It honestly ticks them off!
Heres what changed my life : I had given birth, i had given birth and the kids honestly just gave me a new direction. They just made me realize what was real and what wasnt real, and they just changed everything.
I honestly think it's a misuse of taxpayer money, abstinence-only education demonizes sexual activity and makes young people afraid to go out and ask for help.
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
I wouldn't change the $10 bill or the $20 bill, i think honestly it's a gesture. I don't think it helps to change our history. What I would think is we ought to recognize that women are not a special interest group.
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- honestamentCatalan, Valencian
- čestně, upřímněCzech
- francamente, honestamenteSpanish
- franchement, honnêtementFrench
- sanningsenlig, ärligt talat, uppriktigSwedish
- stedälo, snato, stedäliko, snatikoVolapük
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