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1. In a direct course: plunged straightway to the rocks below.
2. Without delay; at once: Straightway a storm began to brew.
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straight•a•way(adj., n. ˈstreɪt əˌweɪ; adv. -ˈweɪ)
1. straight onward in course.n.
2. a straightaway stretch.adv.
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|Adv.||1.||straightway - at once; "straightway the clouds began to scatter"|
|2.||straightway - in a direct course; "plunged straightway to the rocks below"|
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