Examples of purely in a Sentence
They met purely by accident.
a selection based purely on merit
The organization's mission, purely and simply, is to provide food to people who need it.
It was purely and simply a matter of greed.
Recent Examples of purely from the Web
By way of example, lots of people with OCD have purely mental compulsions that are impossible to see as an outsider.
Then there's the purely private acts of the president.
Those other two routes are paid for purely through sponsorship deals with major brands.
In purely visual terms, Mr. Sekhukhuni has ample room to mature; his videos rely too heavily on plug-and-play personal computing software, and need to stand further from a million Tumblr memes.
Encouraged, Warwick persuaded his wife, Irena, to have an implant put in her arm as well, creating the first purely electronic communication between two human nervous systems.
Nojeim said that nations such as Turkey could be approved for CLOUD for purely political reasons and argued that governments should have to meet specific human rights standards to be considered for the expedited access.
The emphasis was instead placed on development of a purely atomic bomber, designated as Weapons System 125A (WS-125A).
The sculpture is to be sent into space this summer, as the first satellite ever launched to serve as a purely aesthetic object.
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PURELY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of purely for English Language Learners
: completely or only
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