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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Plainly  \Plain"ly\,  adv 
  In  a  plain  manner;  clearly. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  plainly 
  adv  1:  unmistakably;  "the  answer  is  obviously  wrong";  "she  was  in 
  bed  and  evidently  in  great  pain";  "he  was  manifestly 
  too  important  to  leave  off  the  guest  list";  "it  is  all 
  patently  nonsense";  "she  has  apparently  been  living 
  here  for  some  time";  "I  thought  he  owned  the  property, 
  but  apparently  not";  "You  are  plainly  wrong";  (`plain' 
  is  often  used  informally  for  `plainly'  as  in  "he  is 
  plain  stubborn")  [syn:  {obviously},  {evidently},  {manifestly}, 
  {patently},  {apparently},  {plain}] 
  2:  in  a  simple  manner;  without  extravagance  or  embellishment; 
  "she  was  dressed  plainly";  "they  lived  very  simply"  [syn: 
  {simply}] 




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