They can be downright cantankerous.
Well, you're downright skinny.
It sounds downright scary.
The magnitude of that what-if scenario was downright scary.
We did so although the driving was downright dangerous for the first fifty miles.
As for Fred, he was downright ecstatic about a baby in his adopted family—hang the underlying circumstances of the blessed event.
The whole situation is downright bizarre.
This one wasn't just pretty; she was downright gorgeous and carried herself with a sartorial elegance.
She sounded downright happy.
Frankly, the idea of doubling their problems was downright frightening.
Some were downright dualists, and believed that there are two gods or principles, one of good and the other of evil, both eternal; but as a rule they subordinated the evil to the good.
Even downright slaves belonging to the state or to some great temple corporation were treated better and carefully distinguished from private slaves by the Greeks.
In the eyes of a Roman observer, however, even downright slavery was turned into serfdom by the force of circumstances.
You do not believe this fact, nor that these are my real feelings; but that the whole is affected, or as you express it, downright foppery.
Though averse at all times to taking up parliamentary reform, he thought all such projects downright crimes in the agitation of 1791-1792.