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squarely

adverb
     
Related topics: Maths
square‧ly
1 directly and firmly:
He turned and faced her squarely.
She hit him squarely on the nose.
2 completely and with no doubt:
The blame lies squarely on the shoulders of the police.
3 straight on something and centrally [= square]:
Dr Soames jammed his hat squarely on his head.
4HM at 90° to a line [= square]

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