Examples from the Web for overtly
A junta can do it, using their military power to overtly or covertly control decisions at the highest level.Valerie Jarrett, Obama Consigliere—and Democracy Killer|James Poulos|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The United States government has been overtly training and funding Georgian troops for more than a decade.
Because that conceit was straight/gay vs straight/straight, I could do a lot of overtly straight humor and it would be acceptable.Oscars Host Neil Patrick Harris on His Best and Worst Emcee Moments (VIDEO)|Neil Patrick Harris|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You cannot perform or externalize your vanity as overtly as Bieber did without again emphasizing to the world you are a jerk.
The artists who are doing these first programs, a lot of them were overtly excited about it.How Questlove Is Bringing Music Back to Television|Kevin Fallon|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why is he quietly sitting there in Mekstrom hide while he is overtly grieving over the painful death of his fellow man?Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
He regretted having entered the place so overtly, he regretted having shown a light.Dope|Sax Rohmer
We will not follow the commissioners through their various attempts, overtly and covertly, to forward the object of their mission.
The idea of co-ordination is so cardinal a one that it should be expressed not by implication but overtly.Herbert Spencer|J. Arthur Thomson
It illustrates another side of Maupassant's pessimism—the overtly, but for the most part quietly, tragic.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury