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pointedly

[ poin-tid-lee ]
/ ˈpɔɪn tɪd li /
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Definition of pointedly

adverb
in a marked, emphasized, or particularly directed fashion:Many media outlets are reporting on the incident—but pointedly avoiding showing the images at the center of the story.When a conference was convened to discuss a policy of settling environmental battles through negotiation, the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance pointedly was not invited.
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Origin of pointedly

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