round (adj.)
blunt, forthright, straight, plain-spoken
CE II.i.82[Dromio of Ephesus to Adriana] Am I so round with you as you with me [pun on spherical]
H5 IV.i.198[disguised King Henry to Williams] Your reproof is something too round
Ham III.i.184[Polonius to Claudius, of Gertrude and Hamlet] Let her be round with him
Ham III.iv.5[Polonius to Gertrude, of Hamlet] Pray you be round with him
KL I.iv.53[Third Knight to Lear, of Oswald] he answered me in the roundest manner
Oth I.iii.90[Othello to all] I will a round unvarnished tale deliver
Tim II.ii.8[Flavius alone, of Timon] I must be round with him
TN II.iii.93[Malvolio to Sir Toby] I must be round with you
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