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Wordnet 3.0


1. in such a manner as to make something clearly evident;
- Example: "he pointedly ignored the question"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pointed \Point"ed\, a. 1. Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing. [1913 Webster] His moral pleases, not his pointed wit. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Pointed arch (Arch.), an arch with a pointed crown. Pointed style (Arch.), a name given to that style of architecture in which the pointed arch is the predominant feature; -- more commonly called Gothic. [1913 Webster] -- Point"ed*ly, adv. -- Point"ed*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pointedly adv 1: in such a manner as to make something clearly evident; "he pointedly ignored the question"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

83 Moby Thesaurus words for "pointedly": abundantly, acutely, advisedly, amazingly, amply, aphoristically, astonishingly, awesomely, briefly, brusquely, by design, calculatedly, concisely, consciously, conspicuously, contemplatedly, copiously, crisply, curtly, deliberately, designedly, eminently, emphatically, exceptionally, exquisitely, extraordinarily, exuberantly, famously, generously, glaringly, impressively, in cold blood, incredibly, intensely, intentionally, knowingly, laconically, magically, magnanimously, magnificently, markedly, marvelously, meditatedly, nobly, notably, on purpose, particularly, peculiarly, pithily, preeminently, premeditatedly, profusely, prominently, pronouncedly, purposefully, purposely, purposively, remarkably, richly, sententiously, shortly, signally, singularly, splendidly, strikingly, succinctly, summarily, superlatively, surpassingly, surprisingly, tersely, uncommonly, unusually, voluntarily, willfully, with full intent, with intent, with malice aforethought, with purpose, wittingly, wonderfully, wondrous, worthily