adv. 25B6; adverb
he spoke simply and forcefully : STRAIGHTFORWARDLY, directly, clearly, plainly, intelligibly, lucidly, unambiguously.
she was dressed simply : PLAINLY, without adornment, without decoration, without ornament/ornamentation, soberly, unfussily, unelaborately, classically.
they lived simply : UNPRETENTIOUSLY, modestly, quietly.
they are welcomed simply because they have plenty of money : MERELY, just, purely, solely, only.
Mrs Marks was simply livid : UTTERLY, absolutely, completely, positively, really; informal plain.
it's simply the best thing ever written : WITHOUT DOUBT, unquestionably, undeniably, incontrovertibly, certainly, categorically.