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Word: candor

Definition: frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid

Sentences Containing 'candor'

Affectation of candor is common enough one meets with it everywhere.
who have often disdained the generous candor of my sister, and gratified my vanity in useless or blameable mistrust!
asked the count, assuming all air and tone of the utmost simplicity and candor.
``Indeed, count,''said Morcerf,``I thank you sincerely for having used so much candor towards me, and I gratefully accept the exclusion which you propose.
``This is not to the purpose,''said Eugenie;``let us speak candidly, sir; I admire candor.''

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