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Correct spelling:
Straight; straight forward; lineal.
To aim; point or guide toward; indicate a course to; order; address.
direct (verb)
rule, govern, Lord, superintend, boss, supervise, master, conduct, oversee, manage, lead, command, administer.
command (verb)
reign, govern, grasp, grip, master, sway, control, manage, discipline, hold, charge, dominate, rule, command, coordinate.
intelligible (adjective)
self-explanatory, plain, legible, coherent, lucid, perspicuous, consistent, crisp, comprehensible, decipherable, clear, straightforward, intelligible, understandable.
advise (verb)
notify, instruct, encourage, brief, advocate, counsel, prompt, recommend, confer, guide, warn, admonish, caution, advise, suggest, cue, consult, inform.
control (verb)
steer, supervise, discipline, lead, superintend, preside, rule, order, execute, harness, pilot, govern, manage, bridle, administer, control, command, dominate, oversee.
succinct (adjective)
clear, blunt, unpoetical, folksy, informal, bald, candid, simple, ordinary, straightforward, plain-spoken, uncluttered, prosaic, unpretentious, casual, frank, unadorned, outspoken, honest, stark, intelligible.
artless (adjective)
plain, unrestrained, candid, ingenuous, undeceptive, undisguised, naive, unsophisticated, artless, outgoing, frank, plain-spoken, trusting, sincere, undeceitful, honest, unaffected, un-artificial, straightforward, genuine, unbeguiling, downright, natural, broad, overt, unartful, undeceiving, blunt, open, uncalculating, callow.
straight (adjective)
undeviating, unbent, perpendicular, unswerving, plumb, straight.
articulate (adjective)
clear, smooth, articulate, glib, fluent, intelligible, succinct, well-spoken, eloquent, expressive, lucid, loquacious.
simple (adjective)
unadulterated, uncomplicated, clear, bald, refined, pure, terse, bare, childlike, innocent, candid, crystalline, spare, artless, chaste, austere, unsophisticated, simple, plain, elementary.
master (verb)
preside, lead, command, manage, govern, rule, head, master.
Other synonyms:
unvarnished, straightforward, lineal, maneuver, shortest, head, straight, nonstop, steer, forthright, channelize, aim, immediate, square, upfront, door-to-door, undeviating, verbatim, point, take, directly, manoeuvre, free-spoken, short, plainspoken, patrilinear, orchestrate, unilateralist, frank, organise, blunt, conduct, man-to-man, patrilineal, matrilinear, guide, engineer, mastermind, place, send, address, channelise, plain, point-blank, outspoken, exact, bluff, absolute, organize, flat-footed, pointed, unilateral, primary, democratic, candid, through, no-nonsense, lead, matrilineal, target, unswerving, calculate.
Examples of usage:
  1. You see, she was a very direct young person. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. He did not make a direct reply. - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  3. " you don't, dear," said his wife, who had not grown less direct in dealing with him. No, - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.

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