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downright adv. (in Ven. 645?=‘straight down,’ or ‘straightway, forthwith’)
1. positively, absolutely, out and out LLL. V. ii. 390, Rom. III. v. 129 “It rains downright.”
2. plainly, definitely AYL. III. iv. 29.
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    • William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 3.4
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