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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In such a manner as to make something clearly evident.

Usage examples (35)
  • He pointedly ignored the question
  • After that Colin pointedly abstained from allusion to the Ideal Wife and to Joan Gildea's Typewriting-Correspondent, as he had called her.
  • The RAC also called pointedly for a reduction in government interference in the scientific process.
  • Instead, you’ve invested an incredible amount of time and effort in pointedly avoiding making an argument that could be responded to. for more
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