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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.