strictly honest

See: clean
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Let us be sincere and Protestant, strictly moral, strictly just (though always with a leaning towards mercy), strictly honest, and strictly true, and we gain--it is a slight point, certainly, but still it is something tangible; we throw up a groundwork and foundation, so to speak, of goodness, on which we may afterwards erect some worthy superstructure.
Tulliver was a strictly honest man, and proud of being honest, but he considered that in law the ends of justice could only be achieved by employing a stronger knave to frustrate a weaker.
It is to be confessed, too, that the naive, off-hand information that he was to be thrown into jail by no means produced an agreeable impression on a poor fellow who had always prided himself on a strictly honest and upright course of life.
His name's Flambeau, and though his youth was a bit stormy, he's a strictly honest man now, and his brains are worth money.
Agents who routinely overvalue in order to gain the instruction are not being strictly honest with their clients at the very outset of the relationship - while when it comes to lower fees, it's worth remembering that you generally get what you pay for in life
It may be that Guterl's crusade for a strictly honest yet appreciative history of this stubbornly enigmatic figure mandates a treatment that is likewise passionate, personal, and even perhaps disorienting.
In fact, to be strictly honest, apart from the loyal, royal displays in John Lewis and M&S, not a solitary sign of any red, white and blue anywhere.
Now, while that sounds not strictly honest, I think Esther in criticising her so savagely is a case of the pot calling the kettle black.
They say today's closer working relationships make it easier for them to tell when staff aren't being strictly honest.
If you are being strictly honest about comparing GDP growth last year, you should take the average exchange rate for the year,' he said.
Harris said: "Let's be strictly honest and admit it's not difficult to improve the League compared with how it stands at the moment.
After all, agents who routinely overvalue in order to gain the instruction are not being strictly honest with their clients at the very outset of the relationship.