Distinctly vs Frankly - What's the difference?

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Distinctly is a related term of frankly.


As adverbs the difference between distinctly and frankly

is that distinctly is in a distinct manner while frankly is (lb) in a frank, open or (too) honest manner.

distinctly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a distinct manner.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1928, author=Lawrence R. Bourne
  • , title=Well Tackled! , chapter=17 citation , passage=Commander Birch was a trifle uneasy when he found there was more than a popple on the sea; it was, in fact, distinctly choppy.}}
  • * 2007 , Stephen R. Donaldson, Fatal Revenant , ISBN 978-0-399-15446-1, p. 192,
  • "Aloud," he said distinctly, "the Seven Words are spoken thus. Melenkurion abatha. Duroc minas mill. Harad khabaal. "

    Antonyms

    * indistinctly

    frankly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (lb) In a frank, open or (too) honest manner.
  • :
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  • *:She was frankly disappointed. For some reason she had thought to discover a burglar of one or another accepted type—either a dashing cracksman in full-blown evening dress, lithe, polished, pantherish, or a common yegg, a red-eyed, unshaven burly brute in the rags and tatters of a tramp.
  • (lb) In truth, to tell the truth.
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