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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that.

Usage examples (34)
  • The film portrays India candidly, which is what drew me in.
  • A hundred thousand for the college — I ask you, candidly, is he worth it?
  • “The reason we’re doing this, candidly, is we’re worried it’s going to pass,” Newsom said.
  • Chinese premier Wen Jiabao vowed over the weekend to work to restore his country's reputation, saying it was facing the problem "candidly". for more
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