not to say

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Definition of not to say

used to introduce a more forceful or critical way of describing someone or something He was impolite, not to say downright rude!

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“Not to say.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20to%20say. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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