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straight from shoulder

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synonyms for straight from shoulder

  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • forthright
  • frank
  • good-faith
  • honest
  • open
  • overt
  • right on
  • square
  • straight
  • straightforward
  • true
  • up front
  • veracious

antonyms for straight from shoulder

MOST RELEVANT
  • deceitful
  • devious
  • lying
  • shady
  • underhanded
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How to use straight from shoulder in a sentence

She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
I only saw the glitter of a bayonet which a Mexican thrust into his shoulder, at the very moment he was helping me up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
For a moment Joe stood behind her, silently, looking over her shoulder at the signature of Isom Chase.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
This judicial bent of the child is a curious one and often develops a priggish fondness for setting others morally straight.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
One evening in the month of April, a slim, straight-backed girl stood in the veranda of a bungalow at Meerut.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The old dowager's voice toned down, and she pulled her black feathers straight upon her head.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRAIGHT FROM SHOULDER

  • forthright
  • frank
  • good-faith
  • honest
  • open
  • overt
  • right on
  • square
  • straight
  • straight from shoulder
  • straightforward
  • true
  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • up front
  • veracious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.