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honest

adjective aboveboard, accurate, actual, artless, as represented, authentic, bald, blunt, candid, clean, correct, creditable, decent, downright, earnest, erect, estimable, ethical, evenhanded, exact, factual, fair, fair-dealing, forthright, frank, free from fraud, genuine, guileless, historical, honorable, impartial, impeccable, incapable of deceit, incorrupt, incorruptible, ingenuous, innocent, inviolate, irrepoachable, just, laudable, legal, legitimate, licit, literal, moral, open, outspoken, plain-speaking, principled, probus, proper, pure, reliable, reputable, respectable, right, scrupulous, simplex, sincere, sincerus, sound, stainless, sterling, straightforward, true, true to the facts, truehearted, trustworthy, truthful, unadulterated, unaffected, unassumed, unassuming, unbiased, unbribable, uncolored, uncopied, uncounterfeited, undiluted, undisguising, undissembling, undissimulating, unembroidered, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unfeigned, unfeigning, unfictitious, unperjured, unpretended, unpretending, unsimulated, unsophisticated, unspecious, unsynthetic, unvarnished, valid, veracious, veridical, veritable
Associated concepts: honest belief, honest claim, honest dispute
See also: actual, authentic, bona fide, candid, clean, conscientious, correct, credible, direct, equitable, ethical, factual, fair, faithful, forthright, genuine, high-minded, impartial, incorruptible, ingenuous, irreprehensible, just, law-abiding, meritorious, moral, proper, reliable, reputable, right, rightful, scrupulous, sincere, sterling, straightforward, true, unaffected, upright, veridical
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Although Honen was a distinguished Buddhist monk who mastered three types of learning (conduct sila, concentration samadhi, and wisdom prajna), he discarded this status and left Enryaku-ji which was the highest institution of Buddhist learning in Japan.
25) See Harper Coates and Ryugaku Ishizuka, Honen, the Buddhist Saint (Kyoto: Chion-in, 1925); and McGreal, Great Thinkers of the Eastern World 303-6.
The new company will also call itself J-Oil for short, Tokyo-based Honen Ajinomoto and Osaka-based Yoshihara said.
Honen Ajinomoto Oil Mills is scheduled to merge with another food oil producer, Yoshihara Oil Mill Ltd.
A joint holding company to be formed April 1 by Honen Corp.
The food oil producer said Tuesday it will join a joint holding company to be formed April 1 by Honen and Ajinomoto Oil Mills on April 1, 2003.
Japan's top seasoning maker, and major food oil producer Honen Corp.