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English definition of “baldly”
›If you say something baldly, you say it in a very clear way that may upset the person you are speaking to: "I don't love you any more," he said baldly.Blunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendly
Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.
by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,