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direct
used in Tenth Grade Bleeds

6 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
was direct in my instructions
Definition
straightforward (uncomplicated or simple — perhaps also indicating openness and honesty)
  • As he whipped through the town, it occurred to Ignatius that a more direct approach would be called for.
    15. The Feast Before the Kill (96% in)
direct = straightforward (uncomplicated)
  • Knowing that his drudge could not disobey a direct order, he called out, "Henry!
    8. Standing Up (52% in)
  • "I would have, but I confess that after our previous encounters, I'm—pardon the phrase—once bitten, twice shy when it comes to direct confrontation with the Pravus.
    22. Hidden in Blood (17% in)

There are no more uses of "direct" flagged with this meaning in Tenth Grade Bleeds.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • In a burst of self-directed fury, he threw the Compendium across the room with all the force he could muster.
    17. Protocol (26% in)
  • After a moment, Henry nodded and left the table with him, directing him to a quiet spot near the Pepsi machine.
    14. Unfamiliar Ground (41% in)
  • You won't be able to resist any direct orders."
    28. An Overdue Apology (51% in)

There are no more uses of "direct" in Tenth Grade Bleeds.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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