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straightaway

adjective

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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

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of straightaway (Entry 2 of 2)

without delay
  • he got to the hospital, and straightaway he was admitted and given intravenous fluids

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The first known use of straightaway was in 1662

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“Straightaway.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straightaway. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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