What is the opposite of downright?

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Opposite of having no exceptions or restrictions
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Opposite of so direct in manner as to be blunt
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Opposite of being or characterized by direct, brief, and potentially rude speech or manner
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Opposite of to a complete or absolute degree
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(generic intensifier) Opposite of absolute or unmitigated
“I am intrigued by your mitigated sense of self-righteousness, but not entirely surprised.”
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Opposite of having no exceptions or restrictions
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Opposite of having no exceptions or restrictions
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Opposite of plain or blunt
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Opposite of outright or candid
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Opposite of honest or blunt
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Opposite of to an absolute degree
“It can be done peacefully, by consent or with the use of minimal force.”
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Opposite of having no exceptions or restrictions
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(somewhat uncommon) Opposite of having no exceptions or restrictions
“He puts on a front, but his happiness is most certainly questionable.”
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Opposite of open and not secret nor concealed
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Opposite of not omitting or disguising anything; frank
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Opposite of having no exceptions or restrictions
“The detectives had limited authority to execute a search without a legal warrant.”
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(informal) Opposite of extreme; used to intensify nouns
“It was a disappointing and sub-standard performance by the tennis player.”
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Opposite of having no exceptions or restrictions
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Opposite of inclined to lay down principles as undeniably true
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Opposite of being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard
“Whispers and false rumors were being circulated about his new relationship.”
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Opposite of a stated certainty
“Kris wanted so desperately to trust Jim, but was uncertain of his motives.”
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Opposite of expressing something forcibly and clearly
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Opposite of very severe or serious
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Opposite of to stand out from being far superior to one's peers
“The decision to name Karl Malone as MVP of the NBA in 1999 was a contentious one.”
Adverb
Opposite of to an extreme degree
Adverb
Opposite of to a full extent or degree
“He wasn't remotely close to guessing how many jelly beans were in that jar.”
Adverb
Opposite of to a great degree
Adverb
Opposite of in a manner which leaves little question
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