What is the opposite of downright?

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Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
Adjective
Opposite of so direct in manner as to be blunt
Adjective
Opposite of rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
Adjective
Opposite of rudely abrupt and unfriendly in nature
Adjective
Opposite of to a complete or absolute degree
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(generic intensifier) Opposite of extreme or absolute in degree
“I am intrigued by your mitigated sense of self-righteousness, but not entirely surprised.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“She might have been an imperfect wife, but she was loyal and great with the kids.”
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Opposite of direct in speech or behaviour but in a good-natured way
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Opposite of speaking in an honest, forthright manner
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Opposite of to an absolute degree
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Opposite of honest or frank in nature
“While her response was quite cut-and-dried, some fans are still speculating the star is hiding her love life as evidenced by her indirect response to who her crush was.”
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
Adjective
Opposite of plain or blunt
Adjective
Opposite of in a continued fashion, to an utter or complete degree, without relief
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(minimal) Opposite of to an absolute degree
“It can be done peacefully, by consent or with the use of minimal force.”
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(animated) Opposite of to an absolute degree
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(somewhat uncommon) Opposite of to an absolute degree
“He puts on a front, but his happiness is most certainly questionable.”
Adjective
Opposite of open and not secret nor concealed
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“The detectives had limited authority to execute a search without a legal warrant.”
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(informal, intensifier) Opposite of extreme or absolute in degree
“It was a disappointing and sub-standard performance by the tennis player.”
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to lay down principles as undeniably true
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Opposite of in accordance with the truth, facts or standards
“Whispers and false rumors were being circulated about his new relationship.”
Adjective
(of a defeat or beating) Opposite of severe in nature
“It was a narrow loss, but one that will ultimately cost the team a place in the finals.”
Adjective
Opposite of a stated certainty
“Kris wanted so desperately to trust Jim, but was uncertain of his motives.”
Adjective
Opposite of expressing something forcibly and clearly
Adverb
Opposite of to an extreme degree
Adverb
Opposite of to an absolute extent or degree
“He wasn't remotely close to guessing how many jelly beans were in that jar.”
Adverb
Opposite of to a very large great
Adverb
Opposite of in a manner which leaves little question
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