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 Meanings and Examples of CANDID
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candid
 a.  straightforward; frank; free from prejudice; impartial
Classic Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
1  There is great truth, however, in what you have now urged of the allowances which ought to be made for him, and it is my wish to be candid in my judgment of every body.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
2  Like half the rest of the world, if more than half there be that are clever and good, Marianne, with excellent abilities and an excellent disposition, was neither reasonable nor candid.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
3  This was so simply said, and so sweet was the truthful and candid expression of her face, that the princess saw why Kitty had taken such a fancy to Varenka.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 31
4  She blushed when Vronsky brought in Golenishtchev, and he was extremely charmed by this childish blush overspreading her candid and handsome face.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 7
5  And he set off for the elections without appealing to her for a candid explanation.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 25
6  That chaste, healthy, firm, upright, hard, candid nature charmed him, without his being clearly aware of it, and without the idea of explaining it to himself having occurred to him.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
7  Marius liked this candid old man who saw himself gradually falling into the clutches of indigence, and who came to feel astonishment, little by little, without, however, being made melancholy by it.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—POVERTY A GOOD NEIGHBOR FOR MISERY
8  Leblanc's whole person was expressive of candid and intrepid confidence.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XIX—OCCUPYING ONE'S SELF WITH OBSCURE DEPTHS
9  They related to each other, with candid faith in their illusions, all that love, youth, and the remains of childhood which still lingered about them, suggested to their minds.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—OLD PEOPLE ARE MADE TO GO OUT OPPORTUNELY
10  From that moment forth, Mother Plutarque saw a sombre veil, which was never more lifted, descend over the old man's candid face.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER III—M. MABEUF
11  The poplar foliage had the downiness of a Corot arbor; the green and silver trunks were as candid as the birches, as slender and lustrous as the limbs of a Pierrot.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
12  Lena's candid eyes, that always looked a little sleepy under their long lashes, kept straying about the cheerful rooms with naive admiration.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
13  Some folks don't believe there is pious niggers Shelby," said Haley, with a candid flourish of his hand, "but I do.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
14  "Now, they say," said Haley, assuming a candid and confidential air, "that this kind o trade is hardening to the feelings; but I never found it so."
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
15  If you mean to say anything to me to-night, that goes against this candid remark, you had better let it alone.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (180 in 13 pages)
16  The socialist candidate enjoys the firm support of local industry.
17  The Democratic candidate is still leading in the polls.
18  The Liberal candidate romped in with thousands of votes to spare.
19  She's the ideal candidate for the job.
20  Our candidate fared poorly in the election.
21  The candidate had lost the election.
22  She was selected as the parliamentary candidate for Bath.
23  In my estimation, he's the more suitable candidate.
24  The candidate for the far right got ten percent of the vote.
25  That candidate is an ass in a lion's skin, he would never have the courage to stand up for any cause.
26  Without a doubt, she's the strongest candidate we've interviewed for the post.
27  We balloted for the candidate.
28  She was adopted as parliamentary candidate for Wood Green.
29  The candidate made surprising inroads in the South.
30  The committee plumped for the most experienced candidate.