Forthright and Subtle


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Forthright adjective – Free in expressing one's true feelings and opinions.
Subtle is an antonym for forthright.
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Subtle adjective – Clever at attaining one's ends by indirect and often deceptive means.
Usage example: used subtle methods of persuasion

Forthright is an antonym for subtle in topics: nice, clever.
Nearby Words: subtlety, subtly, subtleness
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manner forthright manner subtle manner
style forthright style subtle style
way forthright way subtle way
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