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But that, as he straightforwardly revealed it, was no part of his intent.

When Hugo wrote for himself he wrote almost as simply and straightforwardly as Dumas.

And now please answer my question quite as straightforwardly.

I might try at it straightforwardly for a week together, and not do it.

He was mildly surprised at how sincerely and straightforwardly he said it.

He knows what needs to be told; and he tells it straightforwardly.

And I want you to tell me straightforwardly the meaning of all this mystery.

I reflected that I ought to have acted more frankly and straightforwardly with her.

"Only beer, and not that when I'm on the job, Miss." He eyed her straightforwardly.

Straightforwardly, or—I'll leave thee to the mercy of madam the admiral's wife!

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from straight (adj.1) + forward. In reference to language, from 1806.

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