Example sentences for: overtly

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

  • An overtly negative review in the New York Times Book Review , by Courtney Weaver, calls the tone "self-consciously humorous"; says the wit at times "disintegrates into cutesy one-liners"; and complains that the stories are plagued by a "certain generic weariness."

  • "For those who have spent years of adulthood circling around questions of faith, it may be a little jarring to witness Trisha's hasty conversion," says Rebecca Ascher-Walsh in Entertainment Weekly . Most critics describe it as a departure from King's usual style--it's overtly religious and a mere 250 pages long.

  • It will include relatively more subjects who live in town and are overtly gay and relatively few who blend into the suburbs and seldom set foot in bars.

  • Besides becoming gringo-like, a Chicano agringado may overtly reject Mexican American culture, the music, the values, and even the Spanish language, by pretending not to speak it.

  • Thus, we did not attempt IPC transplantations in overtly diabetic animals, since prior studies suggest that insulin production at 10% of normal (or greater) may be required to improve glucose regulation in diabetic patients and animal models [10,41].


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