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In her deposition, Michell said she became concerned after the investigations started that the City Council wasn’t “going to get that unvarnished view” she had pledged.

In a conversation, Burns emphasized that Americans “need the full unvarnished truth” about their history.

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Spears appeared to reference the apology in a cryptic Instagram post last summer, but we’re eager to hear her unvarnished reflections on the controversy—and how she looks back on that time in her life now.

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“To some, that appears more like a monetized career move than an unvarnished emotional reckoning,” the New York Times wrote.

These make flags droop but promise that an unvarnished accounting will aid the cause of progress.

Obama, of course, insisted he wanted their independent, unvarnished judgments.

Closest as in “closest to her heart,” or something clutched, or something unvarnished, artless, some plain truth?

Of all the Gang of Eight senators, he was the most unvarnished in his advocacy and he has the most to lose.

It serves the facts straight up; it is unvarnished, perhaps a little cold, and not very cheerful, but it is realistic.

And plenty of people speak of this immigration and its supposed dangers as if these were unvarnished, unquestionable truths.

But give me a comprehensive idea of the place, in your own inimitable unvarnished diction.

Some of these bald, unvarnished tales give a capital idea of the men who conquered the wilderness.

No; I only wish you to give me a perfectly unvarnished account.

He tells a plain, unvarnished tale, and the very truth of it makes for beauty.

In the cottage there were six tiny little bedrooms divided from one another by plain unvarnished partitions of pine.

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On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unvarnished, such as: candid, straightforward, unadorned, bare, clean, and down and dirty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.