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synonyms for straightaway

  • dead
  • due
  • forthwith
  • immediately
  • instant
  • instantly
  • now
  • right
  • straight
  • anon
  • at once
  • contiguously
  • direct
  • first off
  • in a second
  • instantaneously
  • instanter
  • presently
  • promptly
  • pronto
  • quickly
  • right away
  • right off
  • shortly
  • speedily
  • straight off
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antonyms for straightaway

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  • eventually
  • indirectly
  • later
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How to use straightaway in a sentence

So obviously the eagle, boom, straight back in there, and I guess almost just piggybacking with a birdie straightaway at No.
JUSTIN ROSE, WITH A BACK NINE OUT OF A DREAM, RACES TO A FOUR-SHOT LEAD AT THE MASTERSCHUCK CULPEPPER, SCOTT ALLEN, DES BIELERAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When I said I didn’t want to go there anymore, my mom just whipped me out of it straightaway, and it’s the same now.
UK SINGER CELESTE IS BRIDGING THE GAP IN SOUL FROM ACROSS THE PONDBRANDE VICTORIANMARCH 12, 2021ESSENCE.COM
At that first staff meeting, the new boss addressed the tension in the room straightaway.
FROM BAILOUT DEBACLE TO GLOBAL DOMINANCE: INSIDE THE TURNAROUND AT UBSBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
Caste is a thing you should be very careful of in these days, so the best thing is to ask for the Bear-Garden straightaway.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
If he could gain sufficient distance to undertake this straightaway, he would find help.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Just now, we are cutting the season and have planned a straightaway back to winter quarters.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
In 'Roughing It' we are led to believe that the author regarded this as a gift from heaven and accepted it straightaway.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
“Yes, but that may have meant as the crow flies, straightaway,” returned the scout-master.
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS SNOWBOUNDGEORGE A. WARREN
There is one stretch between Bologna and Imola of thirty-two kilometres, straightaway and perfectly flat.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
Flight in a straightaway course was utterly out of the question with a cripple between his knees.
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AFTER BIG GAMECAPTAIN QUINCY ALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO STRAIGHTAWAY

  • shortcut
  • shortest route
  • straight line
  • straightaway
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