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Adjective
Continuing in the same direction without bending
“Two cars start off at the same point on a straight highway facing opposite directions.”
Adjective
Upright, erect or vertical
“Her eyes were drawn to a tall, straight pole situated halfway down the avenue.”
Adjective
Having an even or level surface area
“The bed, covered in straight sheets of glinting polythene, is on the other side of the studio.”
Adjective
Exhibiting symmetry
“A common mistake in fashion illustration is to render stripes using straight, parallel lines.”
Adjective
Forthright, direct or candid in nature
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“What we need is honesty and more straight talking about the choices we face as a country.”
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In good order
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“It took us some time to get the place straight and then I had to dress.”
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Pure and free from impurities
“He said that since the shutdown, bartenders were not allowed to serve straight alcohol.”
Adjective
In continuous succession
“The New York Islanders came close to tying the record, winning four straight Cups in the early Eighties.”
Adjective
Clear and logical in nature
“The book was a success with its combination of good writing with straight thinking.”
Adjective
Clear and straightforward
“Unfortunately, I cannot give a straight explanation for this finding.”
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Honest, law-abiding and free from dishonesty
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“They were very good people and very straight, honest people.”
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(informal, of a person) Conventional, mainstream, socially acceptable
“He wouldn't understand my business. He's always had a straight job.”
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Not using alcohol, drugs, etc.
“For all the boredom the straight life brings, it's not too bad.”
Adjective
Being the straightest and most direct way to a point or end
Adjective
Denotes a proceeding from one point to another in the quickest manner and without interruption
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To an absolute degree
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Having only one color
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Involving or characterized by sexual attraction between people of the opposite sex
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(of an action) Performed well and with precision
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(of a person) Having emotional or mental peace
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Shy and fond of being on one's own
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Somber or sedate in nature
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Capable of being believed
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Direct, without intermediate stages
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Straight and flat
Adjective
Moderate
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Having a high concentration of an essential or active ingredient
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Tending to favor the status quo and averse to change
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Not turning aside
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Without human warmth or sympathy
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Adverb
In a direct and honest manner
“Just give it to me straight. Is it him or me?”
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Directly or exactly in a given place or location
“She didn't say anything but looked straight at me before turning around and walking towards the door.”
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In a straight line or direct course
“His hog ran straight toward the opening in the wall.”
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In a clear or coherent manner
“When we are emotionally upset and complain that we can no longer think straight, we are, in fact, quite correct.”
Adverb
In a level or upright position
“Stand straight and stretch the left hand to the right foot.”
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Immediately without delay
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“If we get cut off, I will call you straight back.”
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Without interruption
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On an even plane
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Word for word
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Without concealment, deception, or prevarication, especially where these might be expected; frankly or honestly
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Used to convey the suddenness of an action
Noun
A heterosexual
“He's a straight. Not that there's anything wrong with that.”
Noun
A blow with the fist
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Noun
The quality of abiding by strong moral principles
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