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 Downpour (A).Downright Dunstable. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Downright.
 
Thoroughly, as “downright honest,” “downright mad”; outspoken; utter, as a “downright shame.” The word means from top to bottom, throughout.   1
 


 Downpour (A).Downright Dunstable. 

 
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