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straightaway

adjective

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  1. 1 done or occurring without any noticeable lapse in time <her first novel was a straightaway success> Synonyms immediate, instant, split-second, instantaneousRelated Words summary; fast, hit-and-run, prompt, quick, rapid, speedy, swiftNear Antonyms dilatory, tardy; slow, sluggish; prolonged, protracted; deferred, delayed

  2. 2 free from irregularities or digressions in course <the doomed ship was headed on a straightaway course in the path of the iceberg> Synonyms direct, linear, right, straight, straightforwardRelated Words unbent, uncurled, untwisted; undeviating, unswervingNear Antonyms bowed, rounded; entwined, kinked, swirled, turned, turning, twined, twining, twisted, twisting, veering, warped; bending, coiled, coiling, corkscrew, curled, curling, curved, curving, looped, looping, spiral, spiraling (or spiralling), wavy, winding; meandering, weaving; devious, serpentine, sinuous; crooked, zigzag, zigzagging




straightaway

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