in a round manner;
"she was roundly slim"
in a blunt direct manner;
"he spoke bluntly"
"he stated his opinion flat-out"
"he was criticized roundly"
- They were roundly defeated(= they lost by a large number of points).
- She was roundly rebuked for what she had done.
- We told her roundly that she was unwelcome.
- I choose rather to hesitate my opinion than to assert it roundly.