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direct
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The Two Towers
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  • The thought came suddenly into Pippin’s mind, as if caught direct from the urgent thought of his enemy: ’Grishnakh knows about the Ring!
  • It opened direct into a large chamber, with other smaller doors at the far end, and a hearth and chimney at one side.

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  • He spoke with less hissing and whining, and he spoke to his companions direct, not to his precious self.
  • ’Because Aragorn is descended in direct lineage, father to father, from Isildur Elendil’s son himself.
  • ’But where else will you direct me? ’ said Frodo.

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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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