Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a candid manner; openly; frankly; without trick or disguise; ingenuously.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a candid manner.
- adv. (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
- candid + -ly (Wiktionary)
“One thing, however, tell me candidly, is it from love of justice, or is it for your happiness you combat thus ardently for the integrity of this young man? ”
“It seems like sage advice coming from the man who, as the game's title candidly suggests, is enduring the most preposterously perilous day in the history of all time.”
“a hundred thousand for the college — I ask you, candidly, is he worth it?”
““The reason we’re doing this, candidly, is we’re worried it’s going to pass,” Newsom said.”
“As an incumbent in the General Assembly, it is easy to become lazy and rely on the institutional money because, candidly, that is easier to raise.”
“I should like to think that I myself was to be the man to expound the fairy-kind candidly and methodically -- candidly, that is, without going to literature for my data, and with the notion definitely out of mind that the fairy”
“The film portrays India candidly, which is what drew me in.”
“Plenty of horrible, misguided policies have been 'candidly' and 'authentically' expressed/implemented by horrible would be and actual members of government.”
“There is nothing more dangerous than that impulsive intimacy strangers sometimes adopt when an atmosphere of mutual sympathy takes them by surprise, for it is akin to the false frankness friends affect when telling "candidly" one another's faults.”
“Beyond that, it's really kind of candidly pluses and minuses, blocking and tackling against Western, which I think has done a superb job over the last quarter in particular, getting in front of clients, reaffirming mandates that they have, making them aware of capabilities, particularly in this more specialized trend that I see, and Jim and his team sees with clients that Western can deliver on that.”
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