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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section III. Form
2. Special Form
 
246. Straightness.
 
  
NOUN:STRAIGHTNESS, rectilinearity, rectilinearness; directness; inflexibility (stiffness) [See Hardness]; straight -, bee -, right -, direct- line; short cut.
  
VERB:BE STRAIGHT &c. adj.; have no turning; not -incline, - bend, - turn, - deviate- to either side; go straight; steer for (direction) [See Direction].
  RENDER STRAIGHT, straighten, rectify; set -, put- straight; unbend, unfold, uncurl [See Convolution]; unravel [See Crossing], unwrap.
  
ADJECTIVE:STRAIGHT; rectilinear, rectilineal; direct, even, right, true, in a line; virgate, unbent &c. v.; undeviating, unturned, undistorted, unswerving; straight-lined, straight as an arrow (direct) [See Direction]; inflexible [See Hardness].
  PERPENDICULAR, plumb, vertical, upright, erect.

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