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Synonyms of squarely

Adverb


1. squarely, forthrightly, forthright

usage: directly and without evasion; not roundabout; "to face a problem squarely"; "the responsibility lies squarely with them"; "spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point"

2. squarely, square

usage: in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me"

3. squarely, square

usage: firmly and solidly; "hit the ball squarely"; "the bat met the ball squarely"; "planted his great bulk square before his enemy"

4. squarely, square

usage: in a square shape; "a squarely cut piece of paper"; "folded the sheet of paper square"

5. squarely, foursquare, straightforwardly

usage: with firmness and conviction; without compromise; "he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers; "dealt straightforwardly with all issues"

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