OK, aboveboard, absolute, absolutely, accordant, accurate, accurately, ace, admitting no exception, agreed, air line, all right, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-out, all-pervading, amorous, anal, angelic, arranged, arrowlike, articulated, artless, at once, authentic, away, axis, bare, beeline, best bower, bluff, blunt, bona fide, born, bourgeois, bower, broad, broad-based, brusque, button-down, candid, candidly, cards, carnal, categorical, catenated, ceaseless, chord, clarified, clean, clear, clubs, complete, composed, comprehensive, compulsive, concatenated, concentrated, conclusive, concordant, conformist, congenital, connected, constant, consummate, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, conventional, correct, correctly, corresponding, cyclical, dead, dead ahead, dead right, dead straight, decent, decided, decisive, deck, deep-dyed, definite, definitely, definitive, dependable, determinate, deuce, diagonal, diameter, diamonds, direct, direct line, directly, directrix, distilled, down the alley, downright, due, due north, dummy, dyed-in-the-wool, edge, egregious, emotionless, endless, entire, equitable, erect, erogenic, erogenous, erotic, erotogenic, even, exactly, exhaustive, explicit, explicitly, express, expressly, face cards, fair, fair and square, faithfully, faithworthy, faultless, faultlessly, featureless, final, fixed, flat, flat-out, flawless, flawlessly, fleshly, flush, formalistic, forthright, forthwith, foursquare, frank, frankhearted, free, free-speaking, free-spoken, free-tongued, full, full house, gamic, gapless, genuine, global, godly, good, good-faith, great-circle course, hand, harmonious, heart-to-heart, hearts, heterosexual, honest, honestly, honorable, horizontal, immediate, immediately, impassive, implicit, in a beeline, in a line, in accord, in all respects, in every respect, in keeping, in line, in line with, in order, in step, inappealable, incessant, incorruptible, indisputable, ingenuous, instanter, instantly, intensive, interminable, inviolable, ipsissimis verbis, irreversible, jack, joined, jointless, joker, just, just right, just so, kerplunk, king, knave, kosher, left bower, legitimate, letter-perfect, level, libidinal, lineal, linear, linked, literally, literatim, meticulous, monotonous, moral, naked, neat, never-ending, no-nonsense, nonstop, normal, now, nuptial, okay, omnibus, omnipresent, on the beam, on the level, on the square, on the straight, on the up-and-up, one-way, open, open and aboveboard, openhearted, orderly, organized, orthodox, out-and-out, outright, outspoken, oversexed, pack, pair, pedantic, peremptory, perennial, perfect, perfectly, periodic, perpendicular, pervasive, picture cards, plain, plain dealing, plain-spoken, plainly, plastic, playing cards, plop, plumb, plump, plunk, point-blank, positive, positively, potent, precisely, precisianistic, procreative, promptly, proper, properly, proven, pure, purified, queen, radical, radius, radius vector, rectified, rectilineal, rectilinear, recurrent, regular, reliable, repetitive, respectable, responsible, right, right away, right line, right off, right-minded, righteous, rightly, rigidly, rigorously, round, round-the-clock, royal flush, rubber, ruff, ruler-straight, running, saintlike, saintly, seamless, secant, sedate, segment, sensual, seraphic, serious, serried, settled, sex, sexed, sexlike, sexual, sexy, sheer, shipshape, shortcut, sic, side, simple, simply, sincere, single-hearted, singleton, smack, smack-dab, smooth, so, sober, spades, spang, spruce, square, square-dealing, square-shooting, squarely, stable, staid, steady, straight across, straight ahead, straight course, straight line, straight stretch, straight up, straight-cut, straight-front, straight-out, straight-shooting, straight-side, straight-up-and-down, straightaway, straightforward, straightforwardly, straightforwards, straightly, straightway, streamline, streamlined, strictly, strong, stuffy, summarily, sure, sweeping, taciturn, tangent, tested, thorough, thoroughgoing, through, through-and-through, tidy, to be trusted, to the letter, total, traditionalist, transparent, transversal, trey, trick, tried, tried and true, true, trump, trustable, trustworthy, trusty, twenty-four-hour, ubiquitous, unadulterated, unalloyed, unaltered, unambiguous, unambiguously, unbending, unbent, unblended, unbowed, unbroken, unceasing, unchecked, uncircumscribed, uncombined, uncompounded, unconditional, unconstrained, uncorrupted, uncurved, uncut, undeflected, undersexed, undeviating, undeviatingly, undifferentiated, undiluted, undistorted, undoubting, unembellished, unemotional, unending, unequivocal, unequivocally, unerringly, unfalse, unfortified, unguarded, unhampered, unhesitating, unidirectional, uniform, unintermitted, unintermittent, unintermitting, uninterrupted, universal, unleavened, unlimited, unmingled, unmistakable, unmitigated, unmixed, unmodified, unperfidious, unqualified, unquestioning, unrelieved, unremitting, unreserved, unrestrained, unrestricted, unsmiling, unsophisticated, unstopped, unswerving, unswervingly, untinged, untreacherous, unturned, unveeringly, unwaivable, up-and-up, upright, upstanding, uptight, utter, vector, venereal, verbally, verbatim, verbatim et litteratim, veritable, vertical, virtuous, voluptuous, whole, wholesale, without delay, without exception, without reserve, word by word, word for word
mid-course, middle course, midcourse, mean, middle, juste milieu, mezzo termine, golden mean, ariston metron, aurea mediocritas, straight, straight course, straight path, short cut, cross cut, great circle sailing, neutrality, half measure, half and half measures, compromise, straight, medium tenuere beati,
mid-course, middle course, midcourse, mean, middle, juste milieu, mezzo termine, golden mean, ariston metron, aurea mediocritas, straight, straight course, straight path, short cut, cross cut, great circle sailing, neutrality, half measure, half and half measures, compromise, straight, medium tenuere beati.
earliness, morning, punctuality, promptitude, haste, suddenness, prematurity, precocity, precipitation, anticipation, a stitch in time, early, prime, forward, prompt, summary, premature, precipitate, precocious, prevenient, anticipatory, rath, sudden, unexpected, near, near at hand, immediate, early, soon, anon, betimes, rath, eft, eftsoons, ere long, before long, shortly, beforehand, prematurely, precipitately, too soon, before its time, before one's time, in anticipation, unexpectedly, suddenly, before one can say 'Jack Robinson', at short notice, extempore, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, at once, on the spot, on the instant, at sight, offhand, out of hand, a' vue d'oeil, straight, straightway, straightforth, forthwith, incontinently, summarily, immediately, briefly, shortly, quickly, speedily, apace, before the ink is dry, almost immediately, presently at the first opportunity, in no long time, by and by, in a while, directly, no sooner said than done, immediately, if not sooner, tout vient a temps pour qui sait attendre.
amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games, diversion, divertissement, reaction, solace, pastime, passetemps, sport, labor of love, pleasure, relaxation, leisure, fun, frolic, merriment, jollity, joviality, jovialness, heyday, laughter, jocosity, jocoseness, drollery, buffoonery, tomfoolery, mummery, pleasantry, wit, quip, quirk, giggle, titter, snigger, snicker, crow, cheer, chuckle, shout, horse laugh, belly laugh, hearty laugh, guffaw, burst of laughter, fit of laughter, shout of laughter, roar of laughter, peal of laughter, cachinnation, Kentish fire, tiger, play, game, game at romps, gambol, romp, prank, antic, rig, lark, spree, skylarking, vagary, monkey trick, gambade, fredaine, escapade, echappee, bout, espieglerie, practical joke, dance, hop, reel, rigadoon, saraband, hornpipe, bolero, ballroom dance, minuet, waltz, polka, fox trot, tango, samba, rhumba, twist, stroll, hustle, cha-cha, fandango, cancan, bayadere, breakdown, cake-walk, cornwallis, break dancing, nautch-girl, shindig, skirtdance, stag dance, Virginia reel, square dance, galop, galopade, jig, Irish jig, fling, strathspey, allemande, gavot, gavotte, tarantella, mazurka, morisco, morris dance, quadrille, country dance, folk dance, cotillon, Sir Roger de Coverley, ballet, ball, bal, bal masque, bal costume, masquerade, Terpsichore, festivity, merrymaking, party, blowout, hullabaloo, hoedown, bat, bum, bust, clambake, donation party, fish fry, jamboree, kantikoy, nautch, randy, squantum, tear, Turnerfest, yule log, fete, festival, gala, ridotto, revels, revelry, reveling, carnival, brawl, saturnalia, high jinks, feast, banquet, regale, symposium, wassail, carouse, carousal, jollification, junket, wake, Irish wake, picnic, fete champetre, regatta, field day, treat, round of pleasures, dissipation, a short life and a merry one, racketing, holiday making, rejoicing, jubilee, bonfire, fireworks, feu-de-joie, firecracker, holiday, gala day, red letter day, play day, high days and holidays, high holiday, Bank holiday, May day, Derby day, Saint Monday, Easter Monday, Whit Monday, Bairam, wayz-goos, bean feast, Arbor Day, Declaration Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving Day, Mardi gras, mi-careme, feria, fiesta, place of amusement, theater, hall, concert room, ballroom, assemblyroom, music hall, park, plaisance, national park, national forest, state park, county park, city park, vest-pocket park, public park (public), arbor, garden, pleasure ground, playground, cricketground, croquet ground, archery ground, hunting ground, tennis court, racket court, bowling alley, green alley, croquet lawn, rink, glaciarum, skating rink, roundabout, merry-go-round, swing, montagne Russe, game of chance, game of skill, athletic sports, gymnastics, archery, rifle shooting, tournament, pugilism, sports, horse racing, the turf, aquatics, skating, sliding, cricket, tennis, lawn tennis, hockey, football, baseball, soccer, ice hockey, basketball, rackets, fives, trap bat and ball, battledore and shuttlecock, la grace, pall- mall, tipcat, croquet, golf, curling, pallone, polo, water polo, tent pegging, tilting at the ring, quintain, greasy pole, quoits, horseshoes, discus, rounders, lacrosse, tobogganing, water polo, knurr and spell, leapfrog, hop skip and jump, mother may I, French and English, tug of war, blindman's bluff, hunt the slopper, hide and seek, kiss in the ring, snapdragon, cross questions and crooked answers, crisscross, hopscotch, jacks, jackstones, marbles, mumblety-peg, mumble-the-peg, pushball, shinney, shinny, tag, billiards, pool, pingpong, pyramids, bagatelle, bowls, skittles, ninepins, kain, American bowls, tenpins, tivoli, cards, card games, whist, rubber, round game, loo, cribbage, besique, euchre, drole, ecarte, picquet, allfours, quadrille, omber, reverse, Pope Joan, commit, boston, boaston, blackjack, twenty- one, vingtun, quinze, thirty-one, put, speculation, connections, brag, cassino, lottery, commerce, snip-snap-snoren, lift smoke, blind hookey, Polish bank, Earl of Coventry, Napoleon, patience, pairs, banker, blind poker, draw poker, straight poker, stud poker, bluff, bridge, bridge whist, lotto, monte, three-card monte, nap, penny-ante, poker, reversis, squeezers, old maid, fright, beggar-my- neighbor, baccarat, ace, king, queen, knave, jack, ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, trey, deuce, joker, trump, wild card, spades, hearts, clubs, diamonds, major suit, minor suit, bower, right bower, left bower, dummy, jackpot, deck, pair, two pair, three of a kind, straight, flush, full-house, four of a kind, royal flush, misere chess, draughts, checkers, checquers, backgammon, dominos, merelles, nine men's morris, go bang, solitaire, game of fox and goose, monopoly, loto, scrabble, scribbage, boggle, crossword puzzle, hangman, morra, gambling, toy, plaything, bauble, doll, teetotum, knickknack, magic lantern, peep show, puppet show, raree show, gallanty show, toy shop, quips and cranks and wanton wiles, nods and becks and wreathed smiles, entertainer, showman, showgirl, dancer, tap dancer, song-and-dance man, vaudeville act, singer, musician, sportsman, gamester, reveler, master of ceremonies, master of revels, pompom girl, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter bibendi, archer, fan, toxophilite, turfman, amusing, entertaining, diverting, recreational, recreative, lusory, pleasant, laughable, witty, fun, festive, festal, jovial, jolly, jocund, roguish, rompish, playful, playful as a kitten, sportive, ludibrious, funny, very funny, hilarious, uproarious, side-splitting, amused, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw, laughing, risible, ready to burst, ready to split, ready to die with laughter, convulsed with laughter, rolling in the aisles, on the light fantastic toe, at play, in sport, Int, vive la bagatelle!, vogue la galere!, deus nobis haec otia fecit, dum vivimus vivamus, dulce est desipere in loco, (every room) hath blazed with lights and brayed wi, misce stullitiam consiliis brevem.
verticality, erectness, perpendicularity, right angle, normal, azimuth circle, wall, precipice, cliff, elevation, erection, square, plumb line, plummet, vertical, upright, erect, perpendicular, plumb, normal, straight, bolt, upright, rampant, standing up, rectangular, orthogonal, vertically, up, on end, up on end, right on end, a plomb, endwise, one one's legs, at right angles.
straightness, rectilinearity, directness, inflexibility, straight line, right line, direct line, short cut, straight, rectilinear, rectilineal, direct, even, right, true, in a line, unbent, virgate, undeviating, unturned, undistorted, unswerving, straight as an arrow, inflexible, laser-straight, ramrod-straight.
direction, management, managery, government, gubernation, conduct, legislation, regulation, guidance, bossism, legislature, steerage, pilotage, reins, reins of government, helm, rudder, needle, compass, guiding star, load star, lode star, pole star, cynosure, supervision, superintendence, surveillance, oversight, eye of the master, control, charge, board of control, command, premiership, senatorship, director, chair, portfolio, statesmanship, statecraft, kingcraft, queencraft, ministry, ministration, administration, stewardship, proctorship, agency, director, directing, hegemonic, at the helm, at the head of, direction, bearing, course, vector, set, drift, tenor, tendency, incidence, bending, trending, dip, tack, aim, collimation, steering steerage, point of the compass, cardinal points, North East, South, West, N by E, ENE, NE by N, NE, rhumb, azimuth, line of collimation, line, path, road, range, quarter, line of march, alignment, allignment, air line, beeline, straight shoot, directed, directed towards, pointing towards, bound for, aligned, with alligned with, direct, straight, undeviating, unswerving, straightforward, North, Northern, Northerly, towards, on the road, on the high road to, en avant, versus, to, hither, thither, whither, directly, straight as an arrow, forwards as an arrow, point blank, in a bee line to, in a direct line to, as the crow flies, in a straight line to, in a bee line for, in a direct line for, in a straight line for, in a bee line with, in a direct line with, in a straight line with, in a line with, full tilt at, as the crow flies, before the wind, near the wind, close to the wind, against the wind, windwards, in the wind's eye, through, via, by way of, in all directions, in all manner of ways, quaquaversum, from the four winds, the shortest distance between two points is a stra.