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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcandourcan‧dour British English, candor American English /ˈkændə $ -ər/ noun [uncountable]  HONESTthe quality of being honest and telling the truth, even when the truth may be unpleasant or embarrassingcandid She spoke with candour about her life.
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candourWire them up with microphones and start the camera rolling, however, and all candour vanished.You never mince words and appreciate candour in others.He will have to curb his natural candour, for fear of upsetting the markets.And so I suspect that in the writer's moments of private candour, he probably admits the pointlessness of describing eyes.Ask a friend to observe your performance and to report to you on it with ruthless candour.After so many lies from politicians, Dunbar's candour is refreshing.The candour, the openness that had come from David's stubborn trust in himself had been overlaid by his new self-confidence.The spirit of fairness, however, mandates that we should treat all papers equally and with candour.I personally have found your candour very refreshing.
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