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openly

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11 in 11 verses (in OT : 4 in 4 verses) (in NT : 7 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

openlyadv. [AS. openlice.].
  •  In an open manner; publicly; not in private; without secrecy.  [1913 Webster]
    "How grossly and openly do many of us contradict the precepts of the gospel by our ungodliness!"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Without reserve or disguise; plainly; evidently.  [1913 Webster]
    "My love . . . shall show itself more openly."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

openly, adv.
1 frankly, honestly.
2 publicly; without concealment.

Etymology
OE openlice (as OPEN, -LY(2))

THESAURUS

openly

abominably, aboveboard, agonizingly, all joking aside, apparently, artlessly, audaciously, awfully, baldly, balefully, before one, bitterly, blatantly, bluffly, bluntly, boldly, brashly, brazenly, broadly, brusquely, candidly, confoundedly, cruelly, damnably, deadly, deathly, deucedly, directly, distressingly, dolorously, dreadfully, egregiously, excessively, excruciatingly, exorbitantly, exteriorly, externally, extravagantly, face to face, flagrantly, flauntingly, frankly, freely, frightfully, genuinely, grievously, guilelessly, hellishly, horribly, improperly, in all conscience, in all seriousness, in broad daylight, in open court, in plain English, in plain sight, in plain view, in plain words, in public, in public view, in the limelight, in the marketplace, in the open, inexcusably, infernally, ingenuously, inordinately, intolerably, lamentably, miserably, nakedly, naturally, on the outside, on the surface, on the table, openheartedly, out, outright, outside, outspokenly, outwardly, outwards, overtly, painfully, piteously, plain-spokenly, plainly, publically, publicly, roundly, sadly, shatteringly, shockingly, simply, sincerely, something awful, something fierce, sorely, staggeringly, straightforwardly, superficially, terribly, to all appearances, torturously, unashamedly, unbearably, unconscionably, unconstrainedly, unduly, unpardonably, unreservedly, unrestrainedly, with no nonsense, without, woefully

ROGET THESAURUS

openly

Manifestation

N manifestation, plainness, plain speaking, expression, showing, exposition, demonstration, exhibition, production, display, show, showing off, premonstration, exhibit, indication, publicity, disclosure, openness panchement, evidence, manifest, apparent, salient, striking, demonstrative, prominent, in the foreground, notable, pronounced, flagrant, notorious, arrant, stark staring, unshaded, glaring, defined, definite, distinct, conspicuous, obvious, evident, unmistakable, indubitable, not to be mistaken, palpable, self-evident, autoptical, intelligible, plain, clear, clear as day, clear as daylight, clear as noonday, plain as a pike staff, plain as the sun at noon-day, plain as the nose on one's face, plain as the way to parish church, explicit, overt, patent, express, ostensible, open, open as day, naked, bare, literal, downright, undisguised, exoteric, unreserved, frank, plain-spoken, candid (veracious), barefaced, manifested, disclosed, capable of being shown, producible, inconcealable, unconcealable, no secret, manifestly, openly, before one's eyes, under one's nose, to one's face, face to face, above board, cartes sur table, on the stage, in open court, in the open streets, in market overt, in the face of day, face of heaven, in broad daylight, in open daylight, without reserve, at first blush, prima facie, on the face of, in set terms, cela saute aux yeux, he that runs may read, you can see it with half an eye, it needs no ghost to tell us, the meaning lies on the surface, cela va sans dire, res ipsa loquitur, clothing the palpable and familiar, fari quae sentiat, volto sciolto i pensieri stretti, you don't need a weatherman to know which way the.


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