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out|right
out|right «OWT RYT», adverb, adjective.
–adv.
1. not gradually; altogether; entirely: »

to sell a thing outright. We paid for our car outright.

2. without restraint, reserve, or concealment; openly: »

I laughed outright.

3. at once; on the spot: »

She fainted outright.

4. directly onward; straight ahead: »

I never travelled in this journey above two miles outright in a day (Daniel Defoe).

–adj.
1. complete; thorough: »

He would have to be an outright thief to do that. The gift outright (Robert Frost).

2. downright; straightforward; direct: »

an outright refusal.

4. directed or going straight on: »

The river…glided seaward with an even, outright, but imperceptible speed (Robert Louis Stevenson).

out´right´ly, adverb.
out´right´ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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