- Also especially British, can·dour .
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How to use candor in a sentence
Even knowing all that, I said, apparently prizing candor above employment, I wouldn’t bet against Tesla.
Our simultaneous revulsion and attraction stems, I suspect, from the nagging suspicion that Antara is dragging us toward a species of candor that’s terrifying.‘Burnt Sugar,’ a challenging Booker Prize finalist, is hard to take, but harder to shake off | Ron Charles | January 19, 2021 | Washington Post
In the latest edition of our Confessions series, in which we trade anonymity for candor, we here from an digital agency exec about how managing client expectations during external upheaval has become a norm.‘The reality is we have to be professional’: Confessions of an ad exec on working amid the chaos at the Capitol | Kristina Monllos | January 11, 2021 | Digiday
Young Americans deserve more precision and candor from the college and business people charged with leading them in the right direction.Educators failing to teach what students need for good jobs | Jay Mathews | December 26, 2020 | Washington Post
For the latest edition of our Confessions series, in which we trade anonymity for candor, we spoke with a performance marketing media buyer about the suits as well as the Facebook and Apple fight.‘More petty fights between tech titans’: Confessions of a media buyer on Apple vs. Facebook, Google lawsuits | Kristina Monllos | December 18, 2020 | Digiday
His section on why he and his wife split—he essentially chose soccer over her—would be risky if its candor were not so refreshing.
Though Kerzner did concede that being a sock helped with his candor.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything | Soraya Roberts | November 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Forgive my candor, though such is my wont, but much like that moose on a spit, Bernie is dead.
Without overshadowing his talented counterparts, Cedar commands the stage with a meticulous mix of stoicism and candor.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens) | Samuel Fragoso | October 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
That candor demystifies the sexual appeal and, in turn, diminishes the sexual pressures.
She was flushed and felt intoxicated with the sound of her own voice and the unaccustomed taste of candor.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
The candor of Mrs. Pontellier's admission greatly pleased Mademoiselle Reisz.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
I know his reputation for uncompromising candor, and love him for his bold, frank ways.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
Several other books were also published by him, reflecting great honor upon his integrity, candor and faithfulness.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
"The overland route does not lead directly through paradise, my dear Mrs. Stanley," admitted Coronado with insinuating candor.Overland | John William De Forest