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straight (n):
a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
straight (n):
a poker hand with 5 consecutive cards (regardless of suit)
straight (n):
a heterosexual person; someone having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex
Related Words: heterosexual
straight (s):
in keeping with the facts
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set the record straight.
made sure the facts were straight in the report
straight (s):
successive (without a break)
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sick for five straight days
straight (s):
rigidly conventional or old-fashioned
straight (s):
following a correct or logical method
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straight reasoning
straight (s):
without water
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took his whiskey neat
straight (s):
without evasion or compromise
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a square contradiction.
he is not being as straightforward as it appears

Related Words: forward
straight (s):
accurately fitted; level
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the window frame isn't quite true
straight (a):
(of hair) having no waves or curls
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her naturally straight hair hung long and silky
straight (s):
not homosexual
straight (s):
erect in posture
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sit straight.
stood defiantly with unbowed back
straight (a):
having no deviations
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straight lines.
straight roads across the desert.
straight teeth.
straight shoulders
straight (a):
free from curves or angles
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a straight line
straight (a):
no longer coiled
Related Word: uncoiled
straight (a):
characterized by honesty and fairness
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straight dealing.
a square deal
straight (s):
neatly arranged; not disorderly
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the room is straight now
straight (r):
without deviation
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the path leads directly to the lake.
went direct to the office

Related Words: directly
straight (r):
in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly
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he didn't answer directly.
told me straight out.
came out flat for less work and more pay

Related Word: directly
straight (r):
in a straight line; in a direct course
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the road runs straight
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Cut off your nose to spite your face

Öfkeyle kalkan zararla oturur, pire için yorgan yakmak.
When people are dissatisfied or angry, they sometimes react by doing foolish things that prove harmful to themselves.


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