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  Words related to candid

Related / Similar Words: blunt, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder, open, heart-to-heart

 

Definition:
  • characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me wh;
  • starkly realistic; "I have never lacked candid critics in my own ranks"-Clement Atlee;
  • openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness; "his candid eyes"; "an open and trusting nature"; "a heart-to-heart talk";
  • informal or natural; especially caught off guard or unprepared; "a candid photograph"; "a candid interview";

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