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 for plainspoken
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plain-spoken \Plain"-spo`ken\, a.
     Speaking with plain, unreserved sincerity; also, spoken
     sincerely; as, plain-spoken words. --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  plainspoken
      adj 1: using simple and direct language; "a plainspoken country
             doctor"
      2: 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, forthright, frank,
         free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank,
         straight-from-the-shoulder]

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