Example sentences for: outright

How can you use “outright” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Messinger's embarrassing failure to win the primary outright means she has to campaign against Sharpton without alienating the blacks she'll need in a general election against Republican Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

  • Like Solana in his interview with La Stampa ,Western European newspapers stand united behind NATO's outright rejection of Milosevic's cease-fire offer, and the idea of sending in ground troops seems to be gathering ever stronger support.

  • Chihuly's work doesn't say anything outright about us, but he's the best mirror we've got for divining what we've come to today.

  • Labor Party leaders have scrapped the idea of joining a coalition government with Netanyahu, since they now think they can dump him outright.

  • We all have learned recently, for example, that even outright lying under oath in a deposition for a civil case is the kind of thing that an ordinary citizen apparently does not often get prosecuted for (though it's not clear why not--especially when the liar is the defendant in the case).


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