directly (adv.)
plainly, clearly, evidently
Cym I.v.155[Posthumus to Iachimo] give me directly to understand you have prevailed
MV IV.i.356[Portia as Balthasar to Shylock, of Antonio] indirectly, and directly too, / Thou hast contrived against the very life / Of the defendant
Oth II.i.212[Iago to Roderigo, of Cassio] Desdemona is directly in love with him
Oth II.iii.340[Iago alone] How am I then a villain / To counsel Cassio to this parallel course / Directly to his good?
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