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direct
used in The Adventures of Captain Underpants

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Definition
straight (exactly where stated); or without involvement of anything in between
The exact meaning of this sense of direct is subject to its context. For example:
  • "The road runs directly to Las Vegas." — straight (without varying from a straight line)
  • "It was a direct hit." — exact
  • "The plant is in direct sunlight." — unobstructed (without anything in between)
  • "She wants a direct meeting with him." — personal (without other people in between)
  • "She paid direct attention to what he was reading." — close
  • "a direct gaze" — straight, steady, or focused—not a brief glance taken while generally looking at other things; not a sideways look
  • "Don't look directly at it," warned George.
    p. 46.3
directly = straight (focusing where stated rather than including it as part of a larger focus; or a careful look rather than a quick glance)
There are no more uses of "direct" in The Adventures of Captain Underpants.

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