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purely : Related Words Words similar in meaning to purely

purely

  • adverb restricted to something
    strictly.
    • we talked strictly business

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immaculately

  • adverb in an immaculate manner
    • gone was the casually dressed Canadian she had thought a backwoodsman--this man was immaculately tailored

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undiluted

  • adjective not diluted
    • undiluted milk
    • an undiluted racial strain

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innocently

  • adverb in a not unlawful manner
    • he claimed to have purchased the contraband innocently
  • adverb in a naively innocent manner
    • she smiled at him innocently

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wholly

  • adverb to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    all; whole; completely; altogether; entirely; totally.
    • he was wholly convinced
    • entirely satisfied with the meal
    • it was completely different from what we expected
    • was completely at fault
    • a totally new situation
    • the directions were all wrong
    • it was not altogether her fault
    • an altogether new approach
    • a whole new idea

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adulterant

  • noun any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance
    adulterator.
    • it is necessary to remove the adulterants before use
  • adjective making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials
    adulterating.
    • the adulterating effect of extraneous materials

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strictly

  • adverb restricted to something
    purely.
    • we talked strictly business
  • adverb in a stringent manner
    stringently.
    • the laws are stringently enforced
    • stringently controlled

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sinless

  • adjective satellite free from sin
    impeccant; innocent.

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chastely

  • adverb in a chaste and virtuous manner
    virtuously.
    • she lived chastely

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completely

  • adverb to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
    all; whole; wholly; altogether; entirely; totally.
    • he was wholly convinced
    • entirely satisfied with the meal
    • it was completely different from what we expected
    • was completely at fault
    • a totally new situation
    • the directions were all wrong
    • it was not altogether her fault
    • an altogether new approach
    • a whole new idea
  • adverb so as to be complete; with everything necessary
    • he had filled out the form completely
    • the apartment was completely furnished

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unalloyed

  • adjective satellite free from admixture
    • unalloyed metal
    • unalloyed pleasure

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seraphical

  • adjective of or relating to an angel of the first order
    seraphic.
    • he imagined a seraphic presence in the room

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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really

  • adverb in accordance with truth or fact or reality
    genuinely; truly.
    • she was now truly American
    • a genuinely open society
    • they don't really listen to us
  • adverb in actual fact
    actually.
    • to be nominally but not actually independent
    • no one actually saw the shark
    • large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt

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solely

  • adverb without any others being included or involved
    alone; entirely; only; exclusively.
    • was entirely to blame
    • a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children
    • he works for Mr. Smith exclusively
    • did it solely for money
    • the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone
    • a privilege granted only to him

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sheer

  • verb turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    swerve; cut; veer; trend; curve; slew; slue.
    • The car cut to the left at the intersection
    • The motorbike veered to the right
  • verb cause to sheer
    • She sheered her car around the obstacle

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chemically

  • adverb with chemicals
    • chemically fertilized
  • adverb with respect to chemistry
    • chemically different substances
    • chemically related

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