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Entry Word: straightforward
Function: adverb
Text: also straightforwards
in an honest and direct manner <she finally told him straightforward that she wasn't interested in a date>
Synonyms directly, forthrightly, foursquare, plain, plainly, straight, straightforwardly
Related Words candidly, frankly, honestly, openheartedly, openly, unguardedly, unreservedly; artlessly, earnestly, sincerely; abruptly, bluntly, brusquely, curtly, gruffly, sharply; impolitely, inconsiderately, rudely, tactlessly; truthfully, veraciously
Near Antonyms long-windedly, verbosely, wordily; civilly, courteously, diplomatically, politely, tactfully; deceitfully, mendaciously, untruthfully; erroneously, fallaciously, falsely, hypocritically, insincerely; ambiguously, circuitously, equivocally, evasively, indirectly