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direct
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Flowers for Algernon
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as in: directly above; or buy direct from Define
straight (exactly where stated; or without anything in between)
  • the hypothesis here proven may be described simply in the following terms: artificially increased inteffigence deteriorates at a rate of time directly proportional to the quantity of the increase.

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  • This flower does best in direct sunlight.
  • I would like to speak directly to the manager.

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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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