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Speaking candidly and openly.
candid, direct, forthright, plain, plain-spoken, straight, straightforward, straight from the shoulder, explicit, unequivocal, unambiguous, unvarnished, bald, to the point, no-nonsense, matter-of-factView synonyms
- ‘Maybe it was suitable for Romans made servile by centuries of demoralizing civil war, but Britons - free-born, free-spoken - were different, were better, were British (Weinbrot).’
- ‘He is a hard-nosed, free-spoken coach who cares little for glitz and more for guts.’
- ‘The Opposition is very free-spoken, as are most of us in this country, on the conduct of the German Nazi Government.’
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