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completely honest, straightforward
Candace's candidness overwhelmed her business colleagues, who were not used to such honesty.
At this point, Kimaya's hypothesis about single-cell biorhythms is still conjecture; She doesn't have conclusive evidence.
The tapes were entertaining and didactic; they both amused and instructed children.
a mild, indirect, or vague term substituting for a harsh, blunt, or offensive term.
"To pass away" is a common euphemism for dying.
to infer or estimate by extending or projecting known information
Seeing the wrecked bike and his daughter's skinned knees, Heath extrapolated that she had a biking accident.
lacking cohesion or connection
Maury's sentences were so incoherent that nobody understood a word.
to imply or communicate stealthily
Sean insinuated that Grace stole the arsenic, but he never came out and said it.
easily understood; clear
Our teacher provides lucid explanations of even the most difficult concepts so that we can all understand them.
the art of using language effectively and persuasively
Since they are expected to make speeches,most politicians and lawyers are well-versed in the art of rhetoric.