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candid
used in The Awakening

5 uses
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Definition
honest and direct
  • The candor of Mrs. Pontellier's admission greatly pleased Mademoiselle Reisz.
    Chapter 21 (34% in)
candor = honesty and directness
  • Then the candor of the woman's whole existence, which every one might read, and which formed so striking a contrast to her own habitual reserve—this might have furnished a link.
    Chapter 7 (5% in)
  • She was flushed and felt intoxicated with the sound of her own voice and the unaccustomed taste of candor.
    Chapter 7 (93% in)
  • He was the only being present who possessed sufficient candor to admit that he was not listening to these gracious performances for the first time that summer.
    Chapter 9 (22% in)
  • "One of these days," she said, "I'm going to pull myself together for a while and think—try to determine what character of a woman I am; for, candidly, I don't know.
    Chapter 27 (25% in)

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