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Straightforward and easy to understand

straightforward

adjective

not complicated or difficult to understand

simple

adjective

easy to understand, solve, or do

make sense

to be easy to understand

understandable

adjective

clear and easy to understand

intelligible

adjective

clear or simple enough to understand

apparent

adjective

easy to see or understand

easy

adjective

not difficult to know, understand, or believe

evident

adjective

easy to see, notice, or understand

clear-cut

adjective

definite and easy to understand, recognize, or make a decision about

manifest

adjective

obvious and easy to notice or understand

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a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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