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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

formal

easy to see, notice, or understand

clear-cut

adjective

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

manifest

adjective

formal

obvious and easy to notice or understand

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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