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Forthcoming vs. Honest

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Forthcomingadjective

(not comparable) Approaching or about to take place.

‘I shall vote in the forthcoming election.’;

Honestadjective

(of a person or institution) Scrupulous with regard to telling the truth; not given to swindling, lying, or fraud; upright.

‘We're the most honest people you will ever come across.’;

Forthcomingadjective

Available when needed; in place, ready.

‘The money was not forthcoming.’;

Honestadjective

(of a statement) True, especially as far as is known by the person making the statement; fair; unbiased.

‘an honest account of events; honest reporting’;

Forthcomingadjective

Willing to co-operate or provide information; candid, frank, responsive.

‘Once I explained why I needed to know, she was really forthcoming.’;

Honestadjective

In good faith; without malice.

‘an honest mistake’;

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Forthcomingnoun

An act of coming forth.

Honestadjective

(of a measurement device) Accurate.

‘an honest scale’;

Forthcomingnoun

Something that is yet to come.

Honestadjective

Authentic; full.

‘an honest day's work’;

Forthcomingadjective

Ready or about to appear; making appearance.

Honestadjective

Earned or acquired in a fair manner.

‘an honest dollar’;

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Forthcomingadjective

Candid; frank; not withholding relevant information; cooperative in providing information.

Honestadjective

Open; frank.

‘an honest countenance’;

Forthcomingadjective

Having an agreeable and sociable personality; friendly.

Honestadjective

(obsolete) Decent; honourable; suitable; becoming.

Forthcomingadjective

Available or ready at the time required; as, payment will be forthcoming on receipt of the goods.

Honestadjective

(obsolete) Chaste; faithful; virtuous.

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Forthcomingadjective

at ease in talking to others

Honestverb

(obsolete) To adorn or grace; to honour; to make becoming, appropriate, or honourable.

Forthcomingadjective

of the relatively near future;

‘the approaching election’; ‘this coming Thursday’; ‘the forthcoming holidays’; ‘the upcoming spring fashions’;

Honestadverb

(colloquial) Honestly; really.

‘It wasn’t my fault, honest.’;

Forthcomingadjective

available when required or as promised;

‘federal funds were not forthcoming’;

Honestadjective

Decent; honorable; suitable; becoming.

‘Belong what honest clothes you send forth to bleaching!’;

Honestadjective

Characterized by integrity or fairness and straightforwardness in conduct, thought, speech, etc.; upright; just; equitable; trustworthy; truthful; sincere; free from fraud, guile, or duplicity; not false; - said of persons and acts, and of things to which a moral quality is imputed; as, an honest judge or merchant; an honest statement; an honest bargain; an honest business; an honest book; an honest confession.

‘An honest man's the noblest work of God.’; ‘An honest physician leaves his patient when he can contribute no farther to his health.’; ‘Look ye out among you seven men of honest report.’; ‘Provide things honest in the sight of all men.’;

Honestadjective

Open; frank; as, an honest countenance.

Honestadjective

Chaste; faithful; virtuous.

‘Wives may be merry, and yet honest too.’;

Honestverb

To adorn; to grace; to honor; to make becoming, appropriate, or honorable.

Honestadjective

not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent;

‘honest lawyers’; ‘honest reporting’; ‘an honest wage’; ‘honest weight’;

Honestadjective

without dissimulation; frank;

‘my honest opinion’;

Honestadjective

worthy of being depended on;

‘a dependable worker’; ‘an honest working stiff’; ‘a reliable source of information’; ‘he was true to his word’; ‘I would be true for there are those who trust me’;

Honestadjective

free from guile;

‘his answer was simple and honest’;

Honestadjective

without pretensions;

‘worked at an honest trade’; ‘good honest food’;

Honestadjective

habitually speaking the truth;

‘an honest man’; ‘a veracious witness’;

Honestadjective

marked by truth;

‘gave honest answers’;

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