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candid (adjective), candider, candidest
1. Characterized by openness and sincerity of expression; unreservedly straightforward: In private, Shirley gave her business group a candid opinion about what to expect economically in the future.
2. Related to honesty and unbiased opinions, even when the truth is not pleasant to hear: Mary decided to give her candid statement to Paul and so she told him that she liked him, but she was not in love with him.
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candid, candied
candid (KAN did) (adjective)
Expressing opinions and feelings in an honest and sincere way: Andres was quite candid about his past life.
candied (KAN deed) (adjective)
Sugared; cooked with sugar until reaching a translucent appearance: To make the Christmas cakes, the two women made their own candied fruit.

The chef was very candid with his cooking staff as he admonished them to use candied violet flowers when decorating the summer cakes which they would be preparing for sale.

Word Entries at Get Words: “candid
Honest, frank, outspoken, unbiased.

"Mary decided to be candid with Paul and told him she liked him but was not in love with him."