Straightforward and Tricky


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Straightforward adjective – Going straight to the point clearly and firmly.
Tricky is an antonym for straightforward in honest topic.
Nearby Words: straightforwardly, straightforwardness
Antonyms for Straightforward


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Tricky adjective – Requiring exceptional skill or caution in performance or handling.
Usage example: a tricky musical passage for the woodwind section

Straightforward is an antonym for tricky.
Nearby Words: trick, trickery, tricked, tricking
Antonyms for Tricky
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Things that words describes

character straightforward character tricky character
action straightforward action tricky action
man straightforward man tricky man
matter straightforward matter tricky matter
Other nouns: type, series, case, way, characters, game, explanation, fight, battle, version, mission, enemies.

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  • Video Game / Overwatch Va is second, as her Ultimate is a bit tricky, but otherwise she has very few abilities and is pretty straightforward.
  • Completing the quest is pretty straightforward, but if you want to do the right thing and "save" the people, it gets tricky.
  • Video Game / Lunar: The Silver Star WD actually added the tricky bit to their versions, so Lunar Legend and Silver Star Harmony are more straightforward.
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