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Some five years later, Tocqueville dropped Volume 2—a deeply philosophical yet plainspoken meditation on the party in the USA.

And as with his war service, Cotton plays the plainspoken farm-boy angle for all its worth.

She returns with a “Life in the 50s” memoir that moms can relate to, thanks to her lucid, plainspoken observations.

Ronald Reagan was plainspoken and sunny in public—a Great Communicator to hundreds of millions around the world.

Maf himself is a plainspoken, but often trite narrator, according to Kamine.

This undoubtedly was a bitter attack, and the plainspoken words used must have wounded Lowe intensely.

Abdallah made a sign to the ferret-faced youth, and the latter fell back from the plainspoken major.

He had been a lover of the good, old, plainspoken stamp, about whom there had been no mistake.

She could not blurt out to Alec's mother the contents of that exceedingly plainspoken epistle now reposing in her pocket.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plainspoken, such as: blunt, candid, forthright, guileless, honest, and matter-of-fact.

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