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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Sincere honesty. Also: People appearing natural and not posed for a photograph.

Usage examples (29)
  • They preferred candid shots instead of posed pictures from the wedding.
  • A candid photograph
  • His candid eyes
  • And in candid all-knowledge of the other, "I do not mind." for more
Tutoring comment
  • The doctor was very "candid" (frank, honest) when she told the patient that "candied" (cooked or preserved in sugar) yams would make "Candida" (a yeastlike infection) worse.
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