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straightaway

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1 done or occurring without any noticeable lapse in time

  • her first novel was a straightaway success
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2 free from irregularities or digressions in course

  • the doomed ship was headed on a straightaway course in the path of the iceberg
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straightaway

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without delay

  • he got to the hospital, and straightaway he was admitted and given intravenous fluids
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at once, in no time, off the bat, on a dime, on the double, on the spot

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