Every word I had said to him was the naked truth.
"No one has been more in love with naked truth than you."
And there would be small comfort for him in the naked truth.
I thought that was what you valued: the cold, naked truth.
But he'd told her nothing except the naked, brutal truth.
After all, the leading officers of his fleet should be able to share the naked truth with him.
But here we have the naked truth from the mouth of that child.
He saw too late the naked truth: He'd been a willing player in this hypocrisy from the start.
Sometimes the naked truth worked better than anything else, and at the moment, he could t Think of nothing else to try.
I'm going to show you the hard, naked truth.
But in his personal life, he preferred the refreshing alternative of blunt truth.
It is almost impossible to tell the blunt truth about the success rates of treatments, some researchers said.
This was the blunt truth, and one he hadn't considered.
But speaking privately, one army general told the blunt truth.
I could not be so cruel as to tell them the blunt truth.
The blunt truth of it is that it's better.
Then he might not tell her every blunt truth about Peter, and she wanted to hear that, no matter what.
Once they were alone, he turned to her and gave her the blunt truth.
But that's the blunt truth about pro football: only one day a week matters.
The first words she'd spoken in some time were no more than blunt truth.
At last she found herself staring at stark truth, in the form of a simple final message.
But the stark truth was that Kate was all she had.
"If I shielded you from the stark truth, it was to ease your fear."
Here must be a time of openness, of stark truth.
I clouded the stark truth as we often do for our children.
The stark truth of black letters on a blank screen makes it hard to hide.
We have to face the stark truth that nuclear proliferation remains the major threat to world safety.
The stark truth is that social democracy became a victim of its own success.
There are stark truths that none of us like to think about.
And the stark truth was that there was no comfort to be had.