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 Meanings and Examples of CANDOR
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candor
 n.  frankness; quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
Classic Sentence:
1  However pure and sincere we may be, we all bear upon our candor the crack of the little, innocent lie.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—SISTER SIMPLICE
2  Combeferre would have knelt and clasped his hands to enable the future to arrive in all its candor, and that nothing might disturb the immense and virtuous evolution of the races.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
3  Cosette's whole person was ingenuousness, ingenuity, transparency, whiteness, candor, radiance.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—FULL LIGHT
4  He who was there aspired to happiness; life smelled good; all nature exhaled candor, help, assistance, paternity, caress, dawn.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
5  It was an exquisite candor expanding and becoming transfigured in the light.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
6  She tried to give her countenance an appearance of perfect candor.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 61 THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE
7  She was flushed and felt intoxicated with the sound of her own voice and the unaccustomed taste of candor.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
8  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.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
9  The candor of Mrs. Pontellier's admission greatly pleased Mademoiselle Reisz.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXI
10  He visited the Quaker, in high anger; but, being possessed of uncommon candor and fairness, was soon quieted by his arguments and representations.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
11  I like your candor and kind-heartedness exceedingly.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT II
12  "And now, in token of candor, I ask you to reveal to me your chief passion," said the latter.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
13  Indeed, count," said Morcerf, "I thank you sincerely for having used so much candor towards me, and I gratefully accept the exclusion which you propose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
14  And this lack of candor in a matter of such gravity infuriated him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 16
Example Sentence:
1  Jack can carry candor too far: when he told Jill his honest opinion of her, she nearly slapped his face.
2  Their candor is a very pleasing feature.