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Word of the Day–2/21/2011

Posted by ccasc on February 21, 2011

Forthright

[fawrth-rahyt] (adj.) going straight to the point; frank; direct; outspoken.

*The word is derived from the Old English forðriht, meaning forward and good.

“We now need to resolve this election in a way that is fair and forthright.”

~Al Gore

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