purely and simply

purely and simply

Absolutely; essentially; plainly so, without having to say any more or less. This "educational app" they are promoting is purely and simply an interactive advertisement. Their performance was purely and simply phenomenal.
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It was purely and simply his removal, in terms clear and precise.
"He acted purely and simply out of genuine concern," he added.
As Greg Lynn sensibly puts it in the catalogue, "It is our responsibility to improve and to apply the [characteristics of the method] in new ways, not to reduce them purely and simply to a process." If Lynn is "non-standard" architecture's most eloquent spokesman, Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos of the UN Studio are its most impressive practitioners.
The general sentiment is that the government is unjust, incapable of solving problems, and resorts purely and simply to the physical liquidation of its opponents.
``The West Ham game is an opportunity purely and simply because it is our next game.''
They very quickly make alliances with the mediocre and with administrations, to create a terrifying monolith of power based on control of speech and on prosecutions, a monolith whose real agenda is purely and simply power.