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candid
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

6 uses
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1  —5 uses as in:
your candid opinion
Definition
honest and direct
  • Neither a religious sense of a certain moral validity in the previous union nor a conscientious wish for candour could hold out against it much longer.
    4 — The Consequence (40% in)
  • But the kindness of his heart was such that he never resented anything for long, and welcomed his son to-day with a smile which was as candidly sweet as a child's.
    4 — The Consequence (8% in)
  • Each brother candidly recognized that there were a few unimportant score of millions of outsiders in civilized society, persons who were neither University men nor churchmen; but they were to be tolerated rather than reckoned with and respected.
    4 — The Consequence (9% in)
  • He told of wondrous conversions of evil livers of which he had been the instrument, not only amongst the poor, but amongst the rich and well-to-do; and he also candidly admitted many failures.
    4 — The Consequence (19% in)
  • At the last moment her courage had failed her; she feared his blame for not telling him sooner; and her instinct of self-preservation was stronger than her candour.
    4 — The Consequence (50% in)

There are no more uses of "candid" flagged with this meaning in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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  • Being more finely formed, better educated, and, though the youngest except Retty, more woman than either, she perceived that only the slightest ordinary care was necessary for holding her own in Angel Clare's heart against these her candid friends.
    3 — The Rally (73% in)

There are no more uses of "candid" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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