Spartan, arcadian, ascetic, austere, authentic, bald, bare, blank, bona fide, bucolic, candid, card-carrying, common, commonplace, dinkum, direct, dry, dull, following the letter, frank, genuine, good, guileless, homely, homespun, honest, honest-to-God, inartificial, lawful, lean, legitimate, lifelike, literal, matter-of-fact, naked, native, natural, naturalistic, naturelike, neat, nude, open, openhearted, original, outspoken, pastoral, plain, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, prosaic, prosing, prosy, pure, real, realistic, rightful, rural, rustic, severe, simon-pure, simple, simple-speaking, sincere, sober, spare, stark, sterling, straight, straightforward, sure-enough, true to life, true to nature, true to reality, unadorned, unadulterated, unaffected, unarrayed, unartificial, unassumed, unassuming, unbeguileful, unbeguiling, uncalculating, uncolored, uncomplicated, unconcealed, unconcocted, uncopied, uncounterfeited, undeceitful, undeceiving, undeceptive, undecked, undecorated, undesigning, undisguised, undisguising, undissembled, undissembling, undissimulated, undissimulating, undistorted, undressed, unembellished, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unfanciful, unfeigned, unfeigning, unfictitious, unflattering, unfurbished, ungarnished, unimaginative, unimagined, unimitated, uninvented, unornamented, unpoetical, unpretended, unpretending, unpretentious, unqualified, unromantic, unsimulated, unsophisticated, unspecious, unspoiled, unsynthetic, untrimmed, verbal, verbatim, veridical, verisimilar, word-for-word
plainness, simplicity, severity, plain terms, plain English, Saxon English, household words, plain, simple, unornamented, unadorned, unvarnished
, homely, homespun, neat, severe, chaste, pure, Saxon, commonplace, matter-of- fact, natural, prosaic, dry, unvaried, monotonous, in plain terms, in plain words, in plain English, in plain common parlance, point-blank.
simplicity, plainness, homeliness, undress, chastity, simple, plain, homely, homespun, ordinary, household, unaffected, ingenuous, sincere (artless), free from affectation, free from ornament, simplex munditiis, sans facon, en deshabille, chaste, inornate, severe, unadorned, bare, unornamented, undecked, ungarnished, unarranged, untrimmed, unvarnished
, bald, flat, dull, veritatis simplex oratio est.
truth, fact, reality, plain fact, plain matter of fact, nature, truth, verity, gospel, gospel truth, God's honest truth, orthodoxy, authenticity, veracity, correctness, correctitude, accuracy, exactitude, exactness, preciseness, precision, delicacy, rigor, mathematical precision, punctuality, clockwork precision, conformity to rule, nicety, orthology, ipsissima verba, realism, plain truth, honest truth, sober truth, naked truth, unalloyed truth, unqualified truth, stern truth, exact truth, intrinsic truth, nuda veritas, the very thing, not an illusion, real Simon Pure, unvarnished
truth, the truth the whole truth and nothing but the trut, just the thing, real, actual, veritable, true, right, correct, certain, substantially true, categorically true, definitively true, true to the letter, true as gospel, unimpeachable, veracious, unreconfuted, unconfuted, unideal, unimagined, realistic, exact, accurate, definite, precise, well-defined, just, just so, so, strict, severe, close, literal, rigid, rigorous, scrupulous, religiously exact, punctual, mathematical, scientific, faithful, constant, unerring, curious, particular, nice, delicate, fine, clean-cut, clear-cut, verified, empirically true, experimentally verified, substantiated, proven (demonstrated), rigorously true, unquestionably true, true by definition, genuine, authentic, legitimate, orthodox, official, ex officio, pure, natural, sound, sterling, unsophisticated, unadulterated, unvarnished
, unalloyed, uncolored, in its true colors, pukka, well-grounded, well founded, solid, substantial, tangible, valid, undistorted, undisguised, unaffected, unexaggerated, unromantic, unflattering, truly, verily, indeed, really, in reality, with truth, certainly, actually, in effect, exactly, ad amussim, verbatim, verbatim et literatim, word for word, literally, literatim, totidem vervis, sic, to the letter, chapter and verse, ipsissimis verbis, ad unguem, to an inch, to a nicety, to a hair, to a tittle, to a turn, to a T, au pied de la lettre, neither more nor less, in every respect, in all respects, sous tous les rapports, at any rate, at all events, strictly speaking, the truth is, the fact is, rem acu tetigisti, en suivant la verite, ex facto jus oritur, la verita e figlia del empo, locos y ninos dicen la verdad, crazy people and children tell the truth, nihil est veritatis luce dulcius, veritas nunquam perit, veritatem dies aperit, the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, just the facts, ma'am, just the facts.