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  1. blunt, candid, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulderadjective

    characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion

    "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation"

    free-spoken, stark(a), outspoken, crude(a), open, candid, forthright, plainspoken, blunt, straight-from-the-shoulder, frank, vocal, heart-to-heart


  2. point-blankadverb

    close enough to go straight to the target

    "point-blank range"; "a point-blank shot"

    free-spoken, outspoken, forthright, candid, blunt, plainspoken, straight-from-the-shoulder, frank


  3. point-blankadverb

    in a direct and unequivocal manner

    "I asked him point-blank whether he wanted the job"


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. point-blankadjective

    direct, plain, unqualified, unreserved

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How to use point-blank in a sentence?

  1. Yannick Sawadogo:

    Everyone was panicked and was lying down on the floor. There was blood everywhere, they were shooting at people at point blank.

  2. Ibrahima Sory Traoré:

    He was shot at point-blank range. I'm here next to the body at the morgue right now.

  3. Lisa Murkowski:

    I asked her point blank,' Why do you want this ? Is this worth it ?' Because this has clearly been very hard on her as a nominee, and she paused and reflected a moment, and just spoke to how she feels called to serve in a very personal way that I thought was impactful.

  4. Denita Gadson:

    I'm here today because I care about small business, point blank.

  5. Gwen Berry:

    I never said that I hated the country. I never said that. All I said was I respect my people enough to not stand for or acknowledge something that disrespects them. I love my people. Point blank, period.

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