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  • n  the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

  • The collapse of the Soviet Empire, he says with typical forthrightness, "was a historical opportunity, and I rose to the occasion, so there was no time for any other activity.
  • Quite a few officials are finding Kahn's abrasive forthrightness more than a little unsettling.
  • Can Cronkite's replacement, Dan Rather, with that four-square forthrightness of his, and his adrenalized ambition, keep the loyalty of those accustomed to Cronkite's .
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  • Scorpio Daily Horoscope for October 20, 2013
    You have to open up even more today -- otherwise, things don't ever quite click. Honesty and forthrightness are what you need to ensure that the day runs along smoothly. Encourage others to do the same. More horoscopes! Check your Daily Single's LoveScopes , Daily Couple's LoveScopes , Daily CareerScopes , Weekly RomanticScopes , Monthly FitnessScopes , more ... Today's Free Sample Reading: What ...
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  • Mark Thompson in BBC News
    And BBC Director General Mark Thompson said: "Lord Hussey made an immense contribution to public life, including his time as chairman of the BBC. He will be remembered for his great vision, his integrity and his forthrightness, but also for his...
  • Antonin Scalia in Chicago Tribune
    Thankfully you worked with President Yar' Adua and played a key role in all the successes he chalked. The position comes with many challenges you are already conversant with and we pray that your forthrightness and ability to steer Nigeria through... Jerry Rawlings Ghana News Agency May 7, 2010 39333 50575 forthrightness As Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said later, Levi's crucial asset was a level of integrity such as there could never be any doubt about his honesty, forthrightness or truthfulness."

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