in a clean manner.
- clean·li·ness [klen-lee-nis], /ˈklɛn li nɪs/, noun
- cleanliness , cleanness
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How to use cleanly in a sentence
I’m not a professional T-shirt reviewer, yet, but the final result was a cleanly made, appropriately dull top.For Amazon’s $25 custom T-shirt, your body is a wonderland (of data) | Heather Kelly | January 5, 2021 | Washington Post
The installation and device status alerts are cleanly displayed and push-of-a-button easy to access and operate.
Even so, the new version of the Lakers is deeper and more athletic, with pieces that should fit cleanly around LeBron James and Davis.NBA free agency winners and losers: A tough weekend for the Wizards and Knicks | Ben Golliver | November 23, 2020 | Washington Post
“They realized that if they wanted to do this cleanly, they needed , and Bourbaki grew and grew into something huge,” Gouëzel said.Inside the Secret Math Society Known Simply as Nicolas Bourbaki | Kevin Hartnett | November 9, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
“I would suggest whenever it comes to producing a dramatically different budget than what you had originally planned that backs into your goals cleanly is to not produce one budget but to produce three,” he said.It’s time for Plan C: Adjusting your marketing budgets in crisis times | Sponsored Content: Acoustic | October 30, 2020 | Search Engine Land
One day, he took a monk with a cleanly shaven head and had him walk around a light bulb to demonstrate this theory.
But, in the end, it seems the two were unable to break as cleanly as they had hoped.Inside the Harry and Cressie Make Up: Britain’s Favorite Royal Is In Love | Tom Sykes | October 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Force him to raise the debt limit cleanly, or tank the U.S. and global economies.
His hair is cleanly parted to the side, like a high-school yearbook photo.Brandon Wade: The Man Behind ‘Sugar Daddy’ Websites Miss Travel and Seeking Arrangement | Marlow Stern | May 10, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
She had this extraordinary ability to be deeply involved and cleanly detached.
But the growing crops are too cleanly and carefully weeded and too uniformly good to protract the illusion.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
English Agriculture has a thorough and cleanly aspect which I have rarely observed elsewhere.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
The safe door was standing wide open, the interior cleanly empty.
The principal street, “Sander,” is broad and cleanly paved in the middle with square stones, and at the sides with bricks.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
Noticing how cleanly our flat counters leave the water, Mollett thought—What is the use of having a sharp bow to divide the water?Yachting Vol. 2 | Various.
British Dictionary definitions for cleanly
in a fair manner
easily or smoothly: the screw went into the wood cleanly
habitually clean or neat
- cleanlily (ˈklɛnlɪlɪ), adverb
- cleanliness (ˈklɛnlɪnɪs), noun
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