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outright

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Adjective[change]

Positive
outright

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (usually before a noun) An outright lie, victory, rejection, etc. is a complete and total one.
    The report was full of fake photos and outright lies.
  2. (usually before a noun) Outright theft, attacks, racism, etc. are clear and direct.
    The outright racism in his speech was shocking.

Adverb[change]

Positive
outright

Comparative
none

Superlative
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  1. If you do something outright, you do it without hiding your feelings or purpose.
    I told him outright, that I would not go to his party.
  2. If you do something outright, you do it entirely and completely.
    She rejected his idea outright.
    After five years of paying for the car, he finally owned it outright.

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