It moves straightforward upon a well-defined path.
His writings are exceedingly voluminous, and his style is clear and straightforward, though undeniably prolix.
She was genuine, straightforward, and sweet.
He knew his stubborn will and straightforward hasty temper.
His narrative of the years 353-378 (all that now remains) is honest and straightforward, but his diction is awkward and obscure.
Yet the natural or physical theology of the philosophers - in contrast to mere myths or mere statecraft - seems a straightforward effort to reach faith in God on grounds of scientific reason.
This alone should acquit him of any base motive; his conduct was "throughout open and straightforward" (Stubbs).
Still, any advice from Katie would be straightforward, and that was definitely a plus.
Therefore mackerel generally swim in a straightforward direction, deviating sidewards only when compelled, and rarely turning about in the same spot.
It is sincere and straightforward, and obviously innocent of any motive beyond that of clearly expressing the writer's meaning.
These homes deal with the outcast and destitute in a plain, straightforward way.
To write a summary account of the life of Christ, though always involving a grave responsibility, was until recent years a comparatively straightforward task; for it was assumed that all that was needed, or could be offered, was a chronological outline based on a harmony of the four canonical Gospels.
St Mark's narrative of our Lord's ministry and passion is so simple and straightforward that it satisfies our historical sense.
The Berber, on the other hand, is straightforward, honest, by no means averse to money-making, but not unscrupulous in the methods which he employs to this end, intelligent in a degree to which the ordinary Arab never approaches, and trustworthy as no Arab can be."
He wrote himself a history of Alexander's campaigns, distinguished by its straightforward honesty and sobriety.
From the sublimity of Thucydides, and Xenophon's straightforward story, history passed with Theopompus and Ephorus into the field of rhetoric. A revival of the scientific instinct of investigation is discernable in Timaeus the Sicilian, at the end of the 4th century, but his attack upon his predecessors was the text of a more crushing attack upon himself by Polybius, who declares him lacking in critical insight and biased by passion.
He told his story in his Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa (18J7) with straightforward simplicity, and with no effort after literary style, and no apparent consciousness that he had done anything extraordinary.
This straightforward process is called "compound" practice.
An orator of a business-like, straightforward type, cool and hard-hitting, his spare figure, incisive features and single eye-glass soon made him a favourite subject for the caricaturist; and in later life his aggressive personality, and the peculiarly irritating effect it had on his opponents, made his actions and speeches the object of more controversy than was the lot of any other politician of his time.
Lemery did not concern himself much with theoretical speculations, but holding chemistry to be a demonstrative science, confined himself to the straightforward exposition of facts and experiments.
He was a straightforward and honourable man, who tried his best to do his duty in a position that had been forced upon him, and was in no sense of the word his own seeking.
This was a violation of the letter as well as of the spirit of the September convention, and a stronger and more straightforward statesman than Rattazzi would have declared Italy absolved from its provisions.
This is a perfectly simple and straightforward operation, involving nothing more than familiarity with records and industry in going through them.
He was also a man of learning and culture, and widely esteemed for his honourable, kindly and straightforward character.
It is a plain, straightforward description of the globe, and of the various phenomena of the surface, dealing only with definitely ascertained facts in the natural order of their relationships, but avoiding any systematic classification or even definitions of terms.
The construction of the sentence in Siamese is straightforward and simple.
Cromwell's civil policy, to use Macaulay's words, was " able, straightforward, and cruel."
He wandered from village to village and town to town, preaching to enormous audiences, always in the open air; the earnestness and straightforward eloquence with which he insisted that true repentance came from the heart, that pious pilgrimages and the absolution of the Church were mere outward symbols, appealed to all classes.
He was tall (the Yorkshiremen called him "Long Forster") and strongly though stiffly built, and, with his simple tastes and straightforward manners and methods, was a typical North-country figure.
He kicked himself mentally for not thinking before he made any sort of pact with the Watcher, even one that seemed so straightforward, until he met his target and realized she was an innocent caught in the crossfire.
Dean started slowly and she answered in a straightforward manner, her voice becoming stronger as she proceeded.