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# Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirectio

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Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirectio [#permalink]  31 Oct 2017, 14:04
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Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirection, the National Incident Commander sought a __________ and open conversation with the Governor.

❑ plain
❑ profane
❑ frank
❑ brusque
❑ pert
❑ boisterous

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
Plain, frank
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirectio [#permalink]  19 Jan 2018, 08:20
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Re: Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirectio [#permalink]  14 Apr 2018, 20:20
can someone please explain this question?
thank you.
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Re: Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirectio [#permalink]  28 Apr 2018, 11:31
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Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirection, the National Incident Commander sought a __________ and open conversation with the Governor

Keyword is "military training discouraged misdirection"
So the NIC wants his point to be straightforward.
So plain and frank suit perfectly
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Re: Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirectio [#permalink]  18 Oct 2018, 17:13
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Re: Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirectio [#permalink]  20 Oct 2018, 10:58
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Because it means abrupt.

You need a word whose meaning is honest.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Perhaps because his military training discouraged indirectio [#permalink]  23 Oct 2018, 07:59
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