no-nonsense


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Related to no-nonsense: twaddle, Pure nonsense
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marked by sober sincerity

Words related to no-nonsense

not tolerating irrelevancies

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Critique: An inherently fascinating and thoroughly absorbing read from beginning to end, "Seeing the World Through Rose-Colored Trifocals: No-Nonsense Observations on Getting Older" is very highly recommended and certain to be an enduringly favorite acquisition for community library collections.
The No-Nonsense Guide To Green Parenting" is very highly recommended for community library Parenting Studies instructional reference collections.
He is a no-nonsense manager who is strong and has a personality and I think those qualities are important at a big club.
A no-nonsense, straight--talking approach to life is something that Seabrook Crisps can relate to," said chairman Ken Brook--Chrispin.
A No-Nonsense Guide to Easily Confused Words and several historical novels.
The interaction between the earthy, no-nonsense Dumpling and her tattooed, multiply pierced, vegetarian daughter is both hilarious and heartwarming.
Revolutions promoter Liz McCarthy said: 'They are no-nonsense rock - they have a really big following in Cardiff.
Baxter, 65, has a reputation as a no-nonsense jurist, making headlines in 1996 when he sentenced a man who caused two deaths in a boating accident to 720 hours of community service at the county morgue.
Virgis has a no-nonsense leadership style," says Norman Adami, president and chief executive officer of Miller.
High Speed go-to guy and fisherman extraordinaire Josh Stevens recently sustained a no-nonsense injury.
Small and growing businesses in the North-East will find it easier to identify suitable finance options following the launch of Business Link's two no-nonsense guides to finance.
All Things Hidden shares the story of Jael Reynolds, a no-nonsense detective committed to two things: her career, inspired by a childhood tragedy, and her young son, whom she raises alone after a bitter divorce.
The no-nonsense narration does not talk down to the reader, and the splendid full-color photographs highlight this engaging introduction to the fast-paced auto racing world.
He does not just whine about current educational practices, he offers no-nonsense alternatives.
The book represents a straightforward, no-nonsense approach to managing issues in today's law enforcement environment.