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Plainspoken

adjective
1.
Using simple and direct language.
2.
Characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion.  Synonyms: blunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder.  "A blunt New England farmer" , "I gave them my candid opinion" , "Forthright criticism" , "A forthright approach to the problem" , "Tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank" , "It is possible to be outspoken without being rude" , "Plainspoken and to the point" , "A point-blank accusation"






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