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articulate, clear, eloquent, expressive, fluent, glib, intelligible, loquacious, lucid, smooth, succinct, well-spoken.
artless, blunt, broad, callow, candid, downright, frank, genuine, honest, ingenuous, naive, natural, open, outgoing, overt, plain, sincere, straightforward, trusting, unadorned, unaffected, undisguised, unpretentious, unrestrained, unsophisticated, Plain-spoken, Unartful, Unbeguiling, un-artificial, uncalculating, undeceitful, undeceiving, undeceptive, uncontrived.
at close range
disciplined, well-ordered, workaday.
no holds barred, clear cut, no strings attached.
unerring, on the money, dead center, on the button, to the point, absolutely right, by the book, dead on, dead-center, on the mark, the point, very accurate.
forcible, potent, virtuous, most telling, playing hardball, in force, in operation, powerhouse, having lead in pencil, in execution.
face-to-face; next to
contiguous, firsthand, head-on, immediate, lineal, next, personal, primary, prompt, proximate, resultant, succeeding.
absolute, bald, blunt, candid, categorical, downright, explicit, express, forthright, frank, open, outspoken, person-to-person, plain, plainspoken, point-blank, sincere, straight, straightforward, talk turkey, unambiguous, unconcealed, undisguised, unequivocal, unreserved, matter-of-fact, straight from the shoulder.
coherent, comprehensible, consistent, crisp, decipherable, legible, perspicuous, self-explanatory, understandable, clear, intelligible, lucid, plain, straightforward.
plainspoken, Plain-spoken, man-to-man.
austere, bald, bare, chaste, childlike, crystalline, elementary, innocent, pure, refined, simple, spare, terse, unadulterated, uncomplicated, artless, candid, clear, plain, unsophisticated, Unexperienced, un-artificial, Unartificial.
perpendicular, plumb, rectilinear, right, straight, unbent, undeviating, unswerving, in a row, in a line, collinear, in line, lineal, linear, rectilineal, uncurled, undistorted, like an arrow, non-stop.
casual, folksy, informal, ordinary, outspoken, prosaic, stark, unadorned, uncluttered, unpretentious, unpoetical, bald, blunt, candid, clear, frank, honest, intelligible, simple, straightforward, Plain-spoken.
recognizable, self-explanatory, easily seen.
veridical, washer, sure-enough, unfaked, on target, sure enough.
beeline, continuous, even, horizontal, linear, nonstop, right, shortest, straightaway, through, true, unbroken, unswerving, in bee line, in straight line, not crooked, straight ahead.
unguarded, unalert, unreflective, unvigilant, unwatchful, Uncircumspect.
veracious, high-principled, undeceptive, on line, on the line.
direct, directly, straight.
before long, in advance, in good time, in time, on the dot, too soon, Oversoon, with time to spare, in bud, bright and early, a bit previous, far ahead, in the bud, on short notice.
literatim, rigorously, sic, to the letter, unerringly, unmistakably, indisputably, veritably, letter by letter, undisputably, the letter.
lineally, straightforwardly, in direct line.
contiguously, in a second.
absolute, address, aim, bluff, blunt, calculate, candid, channelise, channelize, conduct, democratic, directly, door-to-door, engineer, exact, flat-footed, forthright, frank, free-spoken, guide, head, immediate, lead, lineal, man-to-man, maneuver, manoeuvre, mastermind, matrilineal, matrilinear, no-nonsense, nonstop, orchestrate, organise, organize, outspoken, patrilineal, patrilinear, place, plain, plainspoken, point, point-blank, pointed, primary, send, short, shortest, square, steer, straight, straightforward, take, target, through, undeviating, unilateral, unilateralist, unswerving, unvarnished, upfront, verbatim.
admonish, advise, advocate, brief, caution, confer, consult, counsel, cue, encourage, guide, inform, instruct, notify, prompt, recommend, suggest, warn.
charge, coordinate, grasp, grip, hold, reign, sway.
administer, bridle, command, control, discipline, dominate, execute, govern, harness, lead, manage, order, oversee, pilot, preside, rule, steer, superintend, supervise.
boss, conduct, lord, master.
give instructions; teach
address, bid, charge, command, deliver, dictate, enjoin, inform, instruct, lecture, order, read, tell, warn, give directions, give orders.
administer, advise, boss, call the shots, carry on, conduct, control, dispose, dominate, govern, guide, handle, head up, influence, keep, lead, operate, ordain, quarterback, regulate, rule, run, shepherd, superintend, supervise, preside over, run things, be in the driver's seat, control the affairs of, have the say, run the show, take the reins.
point in a direction; guide
aim, beam, cast, escort, fix, focus, head, incline, indicate, intend, lay, level, mean, move in, pilot, point, point the way, present, route, see, set, show, sight, steer, target, train, turn, zero in, slant, sight on.
put all of efforts toward
apply, bend, buckle down, devote, endeavor, give, settle, strive, throw, try.
send, usually by mail system
designate, inscribe, label, mail, mark, superscribe.
Examples of usage:
– The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
– The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
– Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
– Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
– Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim