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  • adj. comparative form of straight: more straight


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  • "Phil's a lot straighter, is striking the ball well and more accurate," said Rick Smith, his swing coach. - Mickelson stands poised for major breakthrough

  • “I definitely don’t feel a part of what I call the straighter country music industry of Nashville,” said critical alt country darling Lucinda Williams in a 2001 Billboard interview.

    Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs

  • Hence it follows that the longer the plane, the straighter will be the surface produced.

    Handwork in Wood

  • Do I want "straighter" hair because it's the white-people standard of beauty?

    Crazy for Keratin

  • I am left wondering why Remington could make other model numbers "straighter" (the short lived Models 725 and 673 Guide Gun) but not the 700.

    A Pithy Bit Of Rifleshooting Heresy

  • As if this weren't insulting enough, the editorial suggested that the Treasury Department leaked much of the story to The Journal and that a Journal reporter could be relied upon to write a "straighter" account more to the government's liking than that of a Times reporter.

    July 2006

  • When he tries to write something relatively "straighter" like Punisher War Journal the basic weakness of his repeating story structures and the thinness of his plot gimmicks are fairly evident to these eyes.

    What I bought – 5 March 2008 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • The same, of course, goes for similarly intentioned miniseries like GLA & AGENTS OF ATLAS which actually was played somewhat "straighter" than most of the others, but still had no real truck with mainstream Marvel at the time, if memory serves. *sigh*

    Comics Should Be Good’s Question of the Month! | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • I loved those guys, and I got along well with most of them, in ways that I probably would not have in another "straighter" organization of similar size.


  • With his plangent tone and idiomatic diction, Sting has the measure of this music's soul as well as any early-music singer (although he might have sung "straighter" to even better effect).

    Songs From The Labyrinth


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