candidly


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Related to candidly: innately, banal, succinctly
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(used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that

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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.
Then, leaving this part of the subject, he remarks on the special phenomenon that before his installation in the Bower, it was from Mr Venus that he first heard of the legend of hidden wealth in the Mounds: 'which', he observes with a vaguely pious air, 'was surely never meant for nothing.' Lastly, he returns to the cause of the right, gloomily foreshadowing the possibility of something being unearthed to criminate Mr Boffin (of whom he once more candidly admits it cannot be denied that he profits by a murder), and anticipating his denunciation by the friendly movers to avenging justice.
Let me deal so candidly with the reader as to confess that there was yet a much stronger motive for the freedom I took in my representation of things.
Candidly, I could do no more when I saw a glimmer of light, which, for a half mile, broke the darkness of the waters.
"Pretty often, I'm afraid," the Professor candidly confessed.
They did not appear to attract the observation of the crowd around them, but I must candidly confess that for my, own part, I stared at them most pertinaciously.
Crawford with either sister without observation, and seldom without wonder or censure; and had her confidence in her own judgment been equal to her exercise of it in every other respect, had she been sure that she was seeing clearly, and judging candidly, she would probably have made some important communications to her usual confidant.
Dyott had candidly asked if her friend had found him rude or crude, Maud replied--though not immediately--that she had feared showing only too much how charming she found him.
He's very fond of gambling--he used to come to the house a great deal." She said it in the simplest manner, as if she had said: "He's fond of wild-flowers"; and after a moment she added candidly: "I think he's the dullest man I ever met."
Now, Diana, tell me candidly, do you see any faults in my story?"
Presumptive Senator Pia Cayetano believes that the questions raised over the educational background of another incoming senator, Imee Marcos, must be resolved, and dealt with sincerely and candidly.
Getaneh Tamire Molla of Ethiopia, who broke the men's course record in his debut marathon run to emerge as the winner with a time of 2:03:34, candidly admitted he was surprised at such a result.
Police personnel candidly say that they have to give thousand of rupees to SHO every day.
In a video available on social media, the cricketer can be seen candidly placing the snuff under his lip.
[USA], Aug 17 (ANI): American tennis star Serena Williams, who is all set to be back on tennis court for the 2018 US Open, candidly speaks about her struggle to balance motherhood with her career.