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directness

duh rekt nuhs

  • n  trueness of course toward a goal
    rivaling a hawk in directness of aim
  • n  the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

  • What sets the great Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals apart for me is their directness and their awareness of the importance of construction in musical theater.
  • The directness with which she unravels dark themes confirms Figiel as a bold arrival in the still-small ranks of contemporary South Pacific writers.
  • That overmastering directness and focus upon his objective, be it geological or political or personal, was the force that Adams identified.
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  • Helen Clark in North Queensland Register (registration)
    He was a quintessential Kiwi. He was ours - from his craggy appearance and laconic style to his directness and honesty. All New Zealanders will deeply mourn his passing,Clark said. "Sir Ed described himself as an average New Zealander with...
  • Kevin Rudd in Haber 27
    I think the reason it's worked ...... is because it's been characterized by a whole lot of good humor, a whole lot of mutual respect, and a whole lot of very classical, undeniable Australian, directness,Rudd said.
  • Philip Gourevitch in Sydney Morning Herald
    Gourevitch says: "They would describe being involved in the events with a candour and directness that was not in their minds self-incriminating, because they were describing not what they felt they'd taken initiative to do, but what they were told...

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