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ˈfræŋk lifrank·ly

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  1. honestly, candidly, franklyadverb

    (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that

    "honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"

    Synonyms:
    honestly, candidly, aboveboard

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#8551explicitly
#10109expressly
#10839honestly
#11015sincerely
#13398frankly
#14213openly
#22432plainly
#27758downright
#38141truthfully
#51264bluntly
#66093candidly
#324207aboveboard

How to use frankly in a sentence?

  1. Jill Baker:

    After our internal review, you clearly saw areas where the employee violated district policy and did not meet our standards and expectations, we believe the decision to terminate this officer's employment is warranted, justified, and quite frankly, the right thing to do.

  2. George Conway:

    The Lincoln Project's terrible and awful and appalling and unfathomable, I, I didn't know John Kasich very well. I frankly only spoke to John Kasich a couple of times on the phone early on in The Lincoln Project. It's almost, I don't even know what to say. It's just terrible, it leaves me speechless, frankly.

  3. Chairman Xu Jinghong:

    Frankly, compared with global competitors, we are still three-to-five years behind in technology, especially in cutting-edge 4G and 5G products, but if we don't close the technology gap, we will never win.

  4. Heather Conley:

    I think quite frankly (Kerry's) visit is a microcosm of the confusion about U.S. policy towards Russia, it's a lot of political capital to send the secretary of state if you don't have a clear objective of what you want to accomplish.

  5. Mike McCarthy:

    We knew that points were at a premium. Frankly, I would have liked to have gone for it there on fourth down, but based on what we saw, on second and third down, I just felt that you had to take points, i didn't think a lot of points would win this game, (that) was my thinking coming in. I felt great about our defense all week, just the way they've been building here in the last eight, nine weeks. So, that's why we had to take the field goals.


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