simply

[sim-plee]
adverb
1.
in a simple manner; clearly and easily.
2.
plainly; unaffectedly.
3.
sincerely; artlessly: to speak simply as a child.
4.
merely; only: It is simply a cold.
5.
unwisely; foolishly: If you behave simply toward him, you're bound to be betrayed.
6.
wholly; absolutely: simply irresistible.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English simpleliche. See simple, -ly

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simply (ˈsɪmplɪ)
 
adv
1.  in a simple manner
2.  merely; only
3.  absolutely; altogether; really: a simply wonderful holiday
4.  (sentence modifier) frankly; candidly

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Example sentences
And this problem can ordinarily be solved by simply providing more money.
She simply couldn't believe they were about to be reunited.
Wreath cookies are bright and festive, whether bejeweled or simply frosted.
To turn, you twist your torso and then simply point forward with one hand to
  walk in a direction.
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