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Talking in a direct way - synonyms or related words

directly

adverb

in a very clear and honest way that shows what you really think

pointed

adjective

direct, because you are determined to get information

emphatic

adjective

said or shown in a very strong clear way

baldly

adverb

if you say something baldly, you say it in a direct way, without trying to be sensitive or polite

emphatically

adverb

in a very clear way that no one can argue about

outright

adverb

without hiding your feelings

unvarnished

adjective

expressed in a very direct way that gives the true facts

vociferous

adjective

formal

a vociferous opinion, reply, protest etc is expressed loudly and with force

flat out

directly, without trying to avoid offending or upsetting people

to someone’s face

if you say something to someone’s face, you say it to them directly

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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