frankly

[ frangk-lee ]
/ ˈfræŋk li /

adverb

in a frank manner; freely; candidly; openly; plainly: He presented his arguments frankly and objectively.

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Origin of frankly

First recorded in 1530–40; frank1 + -ly
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frankly
/ (ˈfræŋklɪ) /

adverb

(sentence modifier) in truth; to be honestfrankly, I can't bear him
in a frank manner
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