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point·ed·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pointedlyadverb

    in such a manner as to make something clearly evident

    "he pointedly ignored the question"

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  1. List of paraphrases for "pointedly":

    sharply

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  1. Donald Trump:

    The Vice President did have this right or, more pointedly, could have sent the votes back to various legislators for reassessment after so much fraud and irregularities were found, if it were sent back to the legislators, or if Nancy Pelosi, who is in charge of Capitol security, had taken my recommendation and substantially increased security, there would have been no ‘January 6’ as we know it!

  2. Eleanor Holmes Norton:

    Although formerly enslaved Americans paid for this statue, the design and sculpting process was done without their input or participation, and it shows, the statue fails to depict how enslaved African Americans pressed for their own emancipation. At the time, they had only recently been liberated from slavery and were grateful for any recognition of their freedom. However, in his keynote address at the unveiling of the statue, Frederick Douglass pointedly did not praise the statue, and, indeed, in private remarks, went as far as to say, it ‘showed the Negro on his knee when a more manly attitude would have been indicative of freedom.’.

  3. Jessica Byrd:

    I also know the way that black women leaders can be used by white politicians and white men, and I think that Stacey Abrams has found Stacey Abrams in a position where it was very important to name drop Stacey Abrams in the 2020 primary, and nearly every single candidate did. And then when Stacey Abrams's pointedly asked the question about Stacey Abrams ambition, Stacey Abrams started to be criticized for that.

  4. Bob Bennett:

    I hope that the BCA hasn’t so irretrievably damaged the evidence, or failed to recover evidence that should be reasonably expected to be recovered at the time that the crime occurred, and I use the term ‘crime’ pointedly and intentionally.


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