point-blankPronunciation: (point'blangk'), [key]
aimed or fired straight at the mark esp. from close range; direct.
straightforward, plain, or explicit: a point-blank denial.
with a direct aim; directly; straight.
bluntly; frankly: She told him point-blank that he was not welcome.
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