Part of speech: adverb

At once; immediately.

Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "straightway":

  1. Straightway an orderly with a white flag was sent down the hill. - "The Missourian", Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle.
  2. How the blind said, as thou named their gifts, and placed them in their hands, that it seemed they could straightway behold them? - "The Potato Child and Others", Mrs. Charles J. Woodbury.
  3. Whereupon, she straightway began to comfort him. - "The Plow-Woman", Eleanor Gates.