plain-speaking love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plainness or bluntness of speech; candor; frankness.

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Examples

  • If we work together to advance common values and common interests, and sidestep propaganda in the name of plain-speaking, Ukraine can still revive its democracy and assure its place in Europe and in the world's community of democracies.

    Letter From a Kiev Jail

  • If we work together to advance common values and common interests, and to sidestep propaganda in the name of plain-speaking, Ukraine can still revive its democracy and assure its place in Europe and in the world's community of democracies.

    Letter From a Kiev Jail

  • While those skills made LaHood an attractive Cabinet choice, he has become better known as a plain-speaking advocate for safer driving and job-creating transportation projects.

    FOXNews.com

  • And everyone who matters is with him on this because "Eight Pints", as he is known here, doesn't embarrass easily – if at all – and has always been heroically plain-speaking.

    Diary

  • Lord Falconer said, We expect that with Simon and His Highness, both known for their plain-speaking, sparks will fly!

    Monarchy Faces Constitutional Reform

  • It's the hard-working, plain-speaking folks who share a love for their city and a determination to keep it strong.

    Rahm Emanuel elected mayor of Chicago

  • A Nascar rally would be classic Sarah Palin territory: had she strutted on stage in her Levis, toting her hunting rifle, she would have been emphatically cheered as a strong, plain-speaking, all-American woman.

    Michelle Obama's Nascar boos | Kay Dilday

  • Repeatedly pressed to say in the Commons if Werritty had received cash from clients due to his access to Fox, the normally plain-speaking defence secretary said: "When it comes to the pecuniary interests of Mr Werritty in those conferences, I am absolutely confident that he was not dependent on any transactional behaviour to maintain his income."

    Liam Fox battles to save career as PM gives only conditional support

  • He starts on a dangerously comic note, portraying the Soviet leader as a stubby, plain-speaking figure with a limp and a soft rural accent.

    Collaborators - review

  • It carries the sense of old values, of a place where a man can rise by the strength of dreams and character, where his word is his most valuable possession, where everyone is equal in dignity and worth, where plain-speaking and directness are essential values, and friendships endure for life.

    William Perry Clements: Lone-Star Giant

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