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broad, candid, Unbeguiling, ingenuous, outgoing, callow, trusting, undeceptive, Plain-spoken, unaffected, undeceitful, Unartful, downright, frank, natural, honest, unadorned, undeceiving, overt, naive, un-artificial, uncalculating, uncontrived, open, direct, unsophisticated, artless, sincere, straightforward, genuine, unrestrained, undisguised, blunt.
at close range
confirmable, on ice, inarguable, having down pat, incontestable, positive, unassailable, undisputable, SAFER, in the bag, safest, unerring, establishable.
comprehensible, lucid, big as life, talking turkey, apparent, audible, palpable, definite, legible, manifest, open-and-shut, evident, transparent, broad, open, visible, patent, understandable, distinct.
clear cut, unquestioned, Sharp-cut.
outpouring, outgoing, Evincive, symptomatic, profuse.
straight from shoulder, person-to-person, person to person.
inelaborate, impassive, ho hum, dull as dishwater, draggy.
opaque, uninspiring, unexciting, repetitious, prosy, repetitive, big yawn, unlit, hazy, longwinded, dun, subfusc, usual thing, toned-down, oft-repeated, matte.
Soothed, cared for, snug as bug in rug, snug as a bug in a rug.
apologetic, selfless, self-effacing, homely, contrite, humble, unobtrusive, sheepish, abashed, submissive, mild, plebeian, meek, unpretentious, unassuming, modest.
low-profile, unemphatic, Unconspicuous.
crisp, legible, understandable, clear, coherent, lucid, consistent, perspicuous, comprehensible, direct, decipherable, intelligible, straightforward, self-explanatory.
undeviating, to the letter, the letter, not figurative, unexaggerated.
pure and simple, unmixed.
Unembroidered, unostentatious, unradical, unextreme, unextravagant, unexcessive, unornamented.
white-bread, conventional, ordinary, common, quotidian, lowly, modest, commonplace, vanilla, traditional, simple, workaday, homely, routine, average, usual, dull.
out-standing, Arrestive, can't miss it.
Cinched, iced, sewn up, open and shut, cut and dried.
man-to-man, plainspoken, Plain-spoken.
subnormal, poorer, SUBPAR., niggardly.
formative, guiltless, untarnished, elemental, basal, unadorned, prime, white, twenty-four carat, unalloyed, fundamental, primary, Simon-pure, purebred, sinless, clear, atomic, spotless, aboriginal, primal, pure, unblemished, stainless, blameless, faultless, unsullied, monolithic, stark, elementary, angelic, undefiled, uncluttered, austere, clean, irreducible, unadulterated, innocent, simple, essential, virtuous, untainted, honorable, decent, bare, nascent, basic, indivisible, undiluted, foundational, immaculate, chaste, unmingled.
calm and collected, under wraps, under control, in charge, corked up, on a leash, Unaffable, on leash, unexpansive, in check.
elementary, crystalline, undecorated, direct, austere, not difficult, chaste, Unexperienced, uncompounded, pure, unsophisticated, bare, unelaborate, unfussy, childlike, uncomplicated, clear, unostentatious, artless, spare, Incomplex, refined, innocent, not complex, unadulterated, simple, uncombined, bald, terse, candid.
velvety, frictionless, rippleless, hairless, mirrorlike, shaven.
forgoing, disciplined, Clear-headed, unexcited.
straightforward in speech
candid, frank, ingenuous, outspoken, abrupt, guileless, blunt, honest, artless, rude, direct, forthright, sincere, impolite.
flavorless, stale, unpleasurable, without spice, banal, bland, weak, insipid, savorless, tasteless, vapid, milquetoast, nowhere, flat, unsavory, plain vanilla, mild, big zero, jejune.
hyaline, cellophane, see-through, easily seen, tiffany.
disagreeable, displeasing, homely, repugnant, unaesthetic, disfigured, unlovely, mis-shapen, not beautiful, unpleasing, unbeautiful, plain-featured, hideous, inelegant, shapeless, repellent, unpleasant, not much to look at, unappealing, repulsive, unprepossessing, Hard-featured, bad-looking, ugly, grotesque, hard on the eyes, abhorrent, unattractive, undesirable, odious, Ill-looking, unsightly, deformed.
nothing special, nothing to write home about.
discreet, pure, stark, unvarnished, austere, restrained, clean, severe, bare, bare bones, dry, muted, stripped down, spartan.
at home with.
exposed, perceivable, in sight, perceptible, viewable, visible, unhidden, in view, be seen, apparent, discernible, clear, manifest, salient, distinct, obvious, evident, not hidden, seeable, to be seen, observable, conspicuous.
expanse, plateau, moorland, flat, field, grassland, flatland, prairie, champaign, steppe, level, moor, heath, open country, tundra, meadow.
LEAS, mead, lea, heath, pasturage, heaths, MEADS, grassland.
commonplace, common, traditional, everyday, dull, conventional, average.
quetch, self-colored, direct, mere, simple, bare, obviously, unadorned, inelaborate, plainly, knit stitch, complain, severe, patently, manifestly, obvious, solid, sound off, kick, chaste, pure and simple, undecorated, featureless, field, austere, patent, champaign, stark, apparently, unelaborate, apparent, plain stitch, literal, homely, self-coloured, trim, pure, evidently, unornamented, dry, general, sheer, kvetch, popular, tailored, knit, unattractive, unpatterned, evident, unvarnished, unmixed, unmingled, unembellished, manifest.
flatness, moor, savanna, steppe, champaign, pampas, desert, plateau, countryside, tundra, heath, mesa, veld, prairie.
swales, Coulee, Lowlands, lowland, Swale, coulees, dingles, dingle.
Examples of usage:
– Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
– Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
– What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
– The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
– Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis