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1In a way that prevents a person from being identified by name.‘Newman published two novels, both anonymously’
- ‘In 1917, she anonymously provided the first of what would be many benefactions to Joyce.’
- ‘Some Fruits of Solitude, a collection of aphorisms praised by R. L. Stevenson, was published anonymously in 1693.’
- ‘The court's determination will go a long way toward reassuring citizens that they may anonymously criticize public officials.’
- ‘Students anonymously commented on these interpretations through reflective writing.’
- ‘At the same time, he is anonymously romancing the shopkeeper through email.’
- ‘Here is an anonymously edited abridgment of 16 lectures.’
- ‘They advertised free software, which it claimed would allow consumers to anonymously engage in peer-to-peer file sharing.’
- ‘A co-worker was anonymously threatened with highly abusive and threatening emails from an anonymous address.’
- ‘Her desire to publish anonymously was not unusual because, for a woman writer, fame could often lead to infamy.’
- ‘In their initial decades, both magazines presented anonymously written news compendiums.’
- 1.1 In a way that produces no outstanding, individual, or unusual features; unremarkably or impersonally.‘the anonymously furnished parlour’
- ‘This man's stare is anonymously vacant and yet also threatening fills the film with his presence.’
- ‘Chris continues to walk, anonymously down the busy street.’
- ‘Through this essence, these people, whether immigrant or still resident of the homeland, seek to anonymously eternalize their own existence.’
- ‘Our tester's black-trimmed cabin looks anonymously inoffensive at first, but a few areas will rouse persnickety observers.’
- ‘It was a simple enough piece, a rocking number, anonymously dull.’
- ‘The result is a certain vividness of speech, which counteracts his often rather anonymously straightforward prose.’
- ‘It appeared to be mixed with objects that might have been trees, animals, people, all anonymously gray from the ubiquitous ash.’
- ‘Can't you do anything without proving how anonymously idiotic you truly are?’
- ‘On paper, there's something almost anonymously simple about this singer.’
- ‘I moved into my new antiseptic apartment, anonymously beige and thoroughly inoffensive, and became a relative recluse.’
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