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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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unspecified meaning
  • Come here directly, and get ready for your walk!
  • So she swallowed one of the cakes, and was delighted to find that she began shrinking directly.

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  • ’Who is it directed to?’ said one of the jurymen.
  • ’It isn’t directed at all,’ said the White Rabbit; ’in fact, there’s nothing written on the OUTSIDE.’

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as in: walked directly to work Define
proceeding without interruption in the straightest or quickest possible manner
as in: directly above; or buy direct from Define
straight (exactly where stated; or without anything in between)
as in: was direct in my instructions Define
straightforward (clear and explicit -- perhaps also indicating openness and honesty)
as in: directed her question to Define
aim or focus
as in: directed the jury to... Define
give instructions or commands (directions that must be followed)
as in: directed the movie Define
supervise or administer (often while giving directions or orders)
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