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Plainly


PLA'INLY, adverb With a level surface. [Little Used.]

1. Without cunning or disguise.

2. Without ornament or artificial embellishment; as, to be plainly clad.

3. Frankly; honestly; sincerely; as, deal plainly with me.

4. In earnest; fairly.

5. In a manner to be easily seen or comprehended.

Thou shalt write on the stones all the words of this law very plainly Deuteronomy 27:8.

6. Evidently; clearly; not obscurely. The doctrines of grace are plainly taught in the Scriptures.