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- (manner) In an honest manner.
- He answered the questions honestly.
- (speech act) Frankly.
- Honestly, I didn't believe a word she said.
in an honest manner
(speech act) frankly
- Used to express exasperation, dismay, etc.
- Honestly! I want to finish this work and you keep interrupting.
used to express exasperation or dismay