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    Outright, outrightly

    What is the right word here:
    "That passage is enough reason to outright REJECT the Christian faith!"
    "That passage is enough reason to outrightly REJECT the Christian faith!

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    Re: Outright, outrightly

    Quote Originally Posted by julio View Post
    What is the right word here:
    "That passage is enough reason to outright REJECT the Christian faith!"
    "That passage is enough reason to outrightly REJECT the Christian faith!
    Neither one is very good, the following are better:
    "That passage is enough reason to reject outright the Christian faith!"
    "That passage is enough reason for outright rejection of the Christian faith!"
    "That passage is reason enough to reject outright the Christian faith!"
    "That passage is reason enough for outright rejection of the Christian faith!"

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    Re: Outright, outrightly



    bhaisahab's sentences 1 and 3 use 'outright' as a bare adverb. Sentences 2 and 4 use 'outright' as an adjective.

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