Definitions for openly
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in an open way
"he openly flaunted his affection for his sister"
in an open manner, visibly, not covertly
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from open.
Their actions always spoken of with great honour, are now called openly into question. Richard Hooker, b. v.
Prayers are faulty, not whensoever they be openly made, but when hypocrisy is the cause of open praying. Richard Hooker.
Why should you have put me to deny
This claim which now you wear so openly. William Shakespeare.
I knew the time,
Now full, that I no more should live obscure,
But openly begin, as best becomes
The authority which I deriv’d from heav’n. Par. Reg.
How grosly and openly do many of us contradict the plain precepts of the gospel, by our ungodliness and worldly lusts. John Tillotson, Serm. 5.
We express our thanks by openly owning our parentage, and paying our common devotions to God on this day’s solemnity. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.
Too openly does love and hatred show:
A bounteous master, but a deadly foe. Dryden.
Openly refers to behaving in a way that doesn't hide one's actions, intentions, thoughts, or feelings, and is transparent and unashamed. It implies a lack of secrecy or deceit, as well as a willingness to be open to public scrutiny.
In an open manner.
They were discussing their lives openly at the table together and resolved so much by just looking into each others eyes and seeing the truth.
Submitted by MaryC on March 31, 2020
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'openly' in Adverbs Frequency: #391
The numerical value of openly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of openly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Nurture an appetite for being puzzled, for being confused, indeed for being openly stupid, and that - despite what you may think - is very difficult...We all know the cliche' that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. It is also true that a lot of knowledge can be a dangerous thing as well...use your ignorance as well as your knowledge for creative means.
Today, I have two goals : returning to the NFL, and living my life openly, those two objectives shouldn't be in conflict. But judging from the fact that there isn't a single openly LGBTQ player in the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball or the NHL, brings me pause. I want to change that.
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.
Whatever is to make us better and happy, God has placed either openly before us or close to us.
Pete Buttigieg, who is openly gay, remarked. The debate in Atlanta markedthe first time Pete Buttigieg faced other White House hopefuls as an undisputed member of the top tier. Pete Buttigieg WEBSITES ON BLACK AMERICA PLANS USED STOCK PHOTOS OF MINORITIES The 37-year old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, gained significant ground in recent months in Iowa, which holds United Nations first caucuses in February. Pete Buttigieg is bunched at the top of most polls in Iowa with candidates who have much longer political resumes. Veteran Democratic consultant and communications strategist Lynda Tran said Pete Buttigieg is on the rise, and that means Pete Buttigieg should anticipate the other candidates on stage this week to set their sights on Pete Buttigieg campaign. Some surveys are beginning to show Pete Buttigieg taking a more convincing lead in the race, at least in early-voting states. Pete Buttigieg still faces plenty of hurdles to clinching the Democratic nomination, particularly winning over black and other minority voters. But Pete Buttigieg Iowa rise means Pete Buttigieg could come under fire from Pete Buttigieg rivals like never before. Joe Biden, Warren and Bernie Sanders have all faced similar scrutiny in previous debates, and those attacks did little to change the trajectory of the race. The debate unfolded at a moment of uncertainty about the Democratic field, with some in the party, particularly donors, worried theres no one positioned to defeat Donald Trump. Former President Barack Obama took the unusual step last week of warning the party against moving too far to the left. Speaking to that anxiety, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick entered the Democratic race last week. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, Michael Bloomberg, is openly flirting with a bid. Neither Patrick nor Michael Bloomberg were onstage Wednesday. With less than three months before voting, much of the nations political attention would typically be focused on the primary. Instead, the focus is on the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. New Jersey Sen. Booker faces especially intense pressure. Hes yet to meet the Democratic National Committees polling requirements for the December debate, and New Jersey Sen. Booker campaign acknowledges that New Jersey Sen. Booker needs to capitalize on the national spotlight. In this Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 photo, the stage for the Democratic presidential primary is seen before Wednesday's debate in Atlanta. ( AP Photo/Mike Stewart) The New Jersey senator took an apparent shot at Pete Buttigieg at one point, following the news that his campaign had used a stock photo of a woman in Kenya who apparently hadnothing to do with the campaign. I want to turn back to the issue of black voters, i have a lifetime of experience with black voters.Ive been one since I was 18. Nobody on this stage should need a focus group to hear from African-American voters.
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