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 (out′rīt′, -rīt′)
1. Without reservation or qualification; openly: finally responded outright to the question.
2. Completely and entirely; wholly: denied the charges outright.
3. At once; straightway: were killed outright in the crash.
4. Without additional payments owing, constraints, or stipulations: owns the property outright.
adj. (out′rīt′)
1. Presented without reservation; unqualified: an outright gift.
a. Complete; total: outright victory.
b. Thoroughgoing; out-and-out: outright viciousness; an outright coward.
3. Made without constraints, stipulations, or additional payments owed: outright sale of the property.

out′right′ly adv.
out′right′ness n.


in an outright manner
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Salmond joined the condemnation of the chemical poisoning in Salisbury but gave his support to Jeremy Corbyn, who was lambasted by MPs in his own party for not outrightly blaming Russia for the attack.
The states that have finally endorsed the local government autonomy include Kwara, Benue, Niger, Plateau, Bauchi, Cross River, Bayelsa, Ogun and Ondo states; while Edo and Imo outrightly rejected the bill.
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She has not violated any Senate rule nor it is related to an official act as a senator so on that note, if there's a motion I will support to outrightly dismiss the case against de Lima as filed by the counterparts in the House,' Lacson said.
The spokesman outrightly rejected the Indian allegations against Pakistan in terror attack in Indian occupied Kashmir.
The Prime Minister has put quite a burning question as how a party or individual with no MPA in a Provincial Assembly can become a Senator, there is only one method of plundering and venality which we all have to reject outrightly as this is not in the national interest in any manner.
In response, Pakistani authorities outrightly dismissed the charges and called for "a credible investigation" into the attacks.
The world has outrightly rejected the American announcement," he said.
At the height of the sleaze, Waiguru outrightly blamed Ruto's office for the scandal, but the DP hit back, telling Waiguru to 'give us a break', stop 'catwalking' and take responsibility for the mess.
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If you visit the labs other than the doctors prescription, the doctors reject the tests outrightly.