1400–50; late Middle English; see round1, -ly Unabridged
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roundly (ˈraʊndlɪ)
1.  frankly, bluntly, or thoroughly: to be roundly criticized
2.  in a round manner or so as to be round

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Example sentences
It was peer reviewed, made it into a journal, and then was roundly refuted.
Her parents had tossed her a challenge-a challenge that she roundly deserved
  for having such grandiose ideas.
Franken was roundly criticized by many media outlets for being so serious at
  this press conference.
The measure had been roundly condemned by social scientists.
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