straight


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Synonyms for straight

directly

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immediately

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frankly

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go straight

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Synonyms for straight

proceeding or lying in an uninterrupted line or course

having no irregularities, roughness, or indentations

conforming to established practice or standards

not diluted or mixed with other substances

Synonyms for straight

a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)

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a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

successive (without a break)

having no deviations

(of hair) having no waves or curls

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erect in posture

in keeping with the facts

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characterized by honesty and fairness

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no longer coiled

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free from curves or angles

neatly arranged

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not homosexual

accurately fitted

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without evasion or compromise

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without water

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following a correct or logical method

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rigidly conventional or old-fashioned

without deviation

in a forthright manner

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References in classic literature ?
He drew his bow firmly and, taking advantage of a momentary lull in the breeze, launched the arrow straight and true-singing across the range to the center of the target.
Drawing the shaft far back he drove the poisoned missile straight into the heart of the great anthropoid.
Then I saw the female leap forward and head him; and when he would have gone too far to the left, Raja sprang, snapping at his shoulder and held him straight.
But by the straight road, when once we get through the hollow by the forest, it's good going--sheltered,' said Vasili Andreevich, who wished to go the nearest way.
Depending on the report of Ladue, he intended to follow Bob Henderson's example and live practically on straight meat.
But while he wondered, he shot in a straight left, the weight of his body behind the blow.
As he came back to the perpendicular, Ponta's left fist drove at him in a straight punch that would have knocked him backward through the ropes.
Straight toward the jail the criminal held his way.
The young officer salutes again, wheels his horse, and rides straight toward the crest of the hill.
A hundred yards away was a straight road, showing white in the moonlight.
SOCRATES: And suppose that he were to pursue the matter in my way, he would say: Ever and anon we are landed in particulars, but this is not what I want; tell me then, since you call them by a common name, and say that they are all figures, even when opposed to one another, what is that common nature which you designate as figure--which contains straight as well as round, and is no more one than the other--that would be your mode of speaking?
Pinocchio, trying to feel very brave, walked straight up to him and said in a sweet, soothing voice:
And then whoever first touches it has to knock it straight out amongst the players-up, who make two lines with a space between them, every fellow going on his own side.
There's the road, straight ahead and round to the right.
She felt that everything must be right of itself, and graceful, and nothing could need setting straight.