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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bluntly  \Blunt"ly\,  adv 
  In  a  blunt  manner;  coarsely;  plainly;  abruptly;  without 
  delicacy,  or  the  usual  forms  of  civility. 
 
  Sometimes  after  bluntly  giving  his  opinions,  he  would 
  quietly  lay  himself  asleep  until  the  end  of  their 
  deliberations.  --Jeffrey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bluntly 
  adv  :  in  a  blunt  direct  manner;  "he  spoke  bluntly";  "he  stated  his 
  opinion  flat-out";  "he  was  criticized  roundly"  [syn:  {bluffly}, 
  {brusquely},  {flat  out},  {roundly}] 




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