[ adverb ] in a round manner


"she was roundly slim"

Used in print

(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)

Carrying it to the living_room , she imagined the picture she made : tall and roundly slim , a_bit sophisticated in her yellow sheath , with a graceful swingy walk that she had learned as a twirler with the school band .

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round round

[ adverb ] in a blunt direct manner


"he spoke bluntly" "he stated his opinion flat-out" "he was criticized roundly"

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blunt brusque bluff blunt brusque