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frank; outspoken; open and sincere:
a candid critic.
free from reservation, disguise, or subterfuge; straightforward:
a candid opinion.
informal; unposed:
a candid photo.
honest; impartial:
a candid mind.
Archaic. white.
Archaic. clear; pure.
an unposed photograph.
Contemporary Examples

Bush’s Lawyers Strike Back Dan Abrams May 2, 2009
What Feud? CBC and Obama Make Up, for Now Patricia Murphy February 6, 2014
Matt Lauer’s Bruising Year After Ann Curry’s Ouster Devastated the ‘Today’ Show Howard Kurtz March 10, 2013
Freestyle Fatherhood Taylor Antrim October 9, 2009
What Warren Buffett Needs to Do Now Jeffrey Sonnenfeld March 31, 2011

Historical Examples

The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi Count Carlo Gozzi
The Leopard Woman Stewart Edward White
Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth
Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V2 Jacob Dolson Cox

frank and outspoken: he was candid about his dislike of our friends
without partiality; unbiased
unposed or informal: a candid photograph

clear or pure



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