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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality of frankness or outspokenness.

Usage examples (40)
  • candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how true friends talk.
  • You correctly point out that his candor is a big asset — complimented by his smooth call.
  • Begala's candor is a little brutal but right on target.
  • Apparently, unrelenting candor is more profitable for me. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The politician spoke with "candor" (honest speech) when he told them that the "condor" (large bird, a kind of vulture) needed protection.
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