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adverb as in frankly

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Though candid and forthcoming in the podcast, there was more to the story.

When invited to share their own experiences, particularly in response to stories on mental health and trauma, members were candid rather than being emotionally charged, unlike a lot of the often toxic comment sections in mainstream media.

From Digiday

Our people are being candid and bold in addressing the unique challenges we, our communities, and our country face.

From Fortune

In June, Ari told me, this time over the phone with a publicist and in a manner markedly less candid than her typical effusiveness, that the Girls in the Valley were pivoting.

From Vox

Check out some of the most candid musical memoirs on the bookshelves below and find out about some of the hardships behind some of your favorite hits.

He talks candidly about the saga, non-monogamy, assisted suicide, and why he is ‘bored’ of the gay actor debate.

“When I got there the resources were so limited,” she says, candidly.

Well, if I was speaking candidly, when I watch it the sound drives me crazy.

The host, Stephen Nolan, talks candidly to listeners about his own battle with obesity.

While visiting the artist, the curators candidly asked Johns to allow MoMA to debut his newest, and then unfinished, collection.

This is the law of the land and must be obeyed; and we candidly advise that it is useless for us to contend against it.

Well, I havent the faintest knowledge in which direction the entrance lies, Gale said candidly.

They may be of great interest to antiquarians and historians; but by myself, I candidly admit, they were not much valued.

He would candidly avow, however, that he despaired of seeing the question brought to a speedy and satisfactory settlement.

She asked candidly, "Were you always so damned hateful or did the revivification process do this to you?"


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to candidly, such as: honestly, openly, sincerely, and straight-out.

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