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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 forth·right /ˈforˌθraɪt, ˈfɔr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Forth·right adv.  Straight forward; in a straight direction. [Archaic]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Forth·right, a. Direct; straightforward; as, a forthright man. [Archaic]
 They were Night and Day, and Day and Night,
 Piligrims wight with steps forthright.   --Emerson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Forth·right, n. A straight path. [Archaic]
 Here's a maze trod, indeed,
 Through forthrights and meanders!   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : characterized by directness in manner or speech; without
            subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight
            shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them
            my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a
            forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you
            think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is
            possible to be outspoken without being rude";
            "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank
            accusation" [syn: blunt, candid, frank, free-spoken,
             outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder]
      adv : directly and without evasion; not roundabout; "to face a
            problem squarely"; "the responsibility lies squarely
            with them"; "spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to
            the point" [syn: squarely, forthrightly]