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candor

This word is also in the group 100 IELTS Words.
  • the quality of being open and honest in expression; frankness.
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Examples

Far be it from me to expect forthright candor from a press release.

You’ll be surprised how quickly you can diffuse a volatile situation with honesty and candor.

a man of refreshing candor

Why can’t we get candor and directness in what is patently obvious to anyone?

I appreciated the student’s candor in honestly evaluating these new techniques.

He was known for his kindness, his candor, and his dislike of hypocrisy.

This stark honesty and candor serves to highlight the absence of emotional detail elsewhere.

And he is being made to pay for that honesty and candor now that his statements are being twisted.

His charm, passion, and candor are very refreshing in this age of flash and hype.

After talking with Shaq, I came away as impressed with his character and candor as I was with his game.

Now he was able to write with tremendous candor and integrity and to free himself from his past.

Although the story is told more from a male viewpoint, it is related with candour and deep sensitivity.

There is no bar on her honesty, she is extremely frank, although her candour tends to be clouded by a vagueness of expression.

Unlike most of her neighbours, O’Brien was prepared to speak with a degree of candour.

Only an entirely new generation can bring honesty and candour to this matter.

He recognized the impact of fear, danger, confusion, and fatigue on men in battle, and wrote about them with unusual candour.

A human being, but a professional, he answers questions with generosity, intelligence and candour.

But Angela was very open and talks about what happened with great candour.

Many thanks for taking the trouble to reply again; we very much appreciate your sincerity and candour.

Through all the hardship, Dunne’s humour and candour keeps the book bowling along.

a man of refreshing candour

That Howard is prepared, with considerable candour, to commit this part of his life to print says much for the man.