On the other hand, Katie had flatly refused to provide some information because she said Alex wouldn't want her to tell.
"She's not crying," Howard said flatly from the doorway.
For a moment the silence continued, and then a deep voice stated flatly – "Alex."
For a certain class of citizens to be condemned, by virtue of their birth, to political disfranchisement is as flatly against every principle of democracy as for a certain class of citizens to enjoy exclusive rights by reason of birth.
The latest type of tomb is a flatly vaulted chamber approached by a horizontal or slightly inclined way, whose sides converge above.