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downright

adjective

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1 being or characterized by direct, brief, and potentially rude speech or manner
  • rural folks are often known for their downright speech, as they are generally not ones to beat around the bush

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downright

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“Downright.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downright. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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