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In a recent interview with the New York Times, Biles was forthright about the toll her sport had taken on her.

From Quartz

The goal is to make some quick money dancing at strip clubs, which seems forthright enough.

From Time

Instead, it combines a forthright declaration of the facts about what the candidate actually supports on policing with a refusal to retreat on discussing systemic racism.

They are being much less forthright, though, when it comes to asking users for their consent and presenting transparent information.

From Digiday

You would like to think McDermott, who has shown remorse and been more forthright than most of his peers would be, truly did make what he called “an awful mistake.”

Well, McConnell made Romney look like an ironman of forthright constancy.

If anything, that seemed to encourage him to be even more forthright on Twitter.

Nobody else was as forthright with me about this touchy topic.

But, he said with a grimace, “I do judge by my meetings with people how forthright they are.”

It is customary for political campaigns to keep their most forthright views in-house.

Yet he often wrote with a forthright power, naked and unadorned, which could dispense with the aid of literary artifices.

Then the guards 434 entered and told the Sultan, who bade bring them before him forthright into the Divan.

When it did, he pulled up short in his stride, as if he had come physically against some forthright obstruction.

But when his hand touched that upon which his head had been resting he cried out suddenly and struggled forthright to his feet.

Any article I may put to its forthright use in actuality becomes an idyllic toy when I find it in the Back of a magazine.


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On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forthright, such as: blunt, candid, categorical, outspoken, plainspoken, and sincere.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.