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adjective [before noun], adverb uk   us   /ˈdaʊn.raɪt/ informal
(especially of something bad) extremely or very great: I think the way she was treated is a downright disgrace. She's being downright unhelpful and obstructive. The working conditions are unhealthy, if not downright (= and probably extremely) dangerous.
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