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One entry found for candid.
Main Entry: canĚdid
Pronunciation: primarystresskan-dschwad
Function: adjective
Etymology: from French candide "white" and Latin candidus "white, bright," from Latin candemacronre "to shine, be bright" --related to CANDIDATE, CANDLE --see Word History at CANDIDATE
1 : marked by or showing sincere honesty : FRANK
2 : relating to photography of people acting naturally without being posed <candid picture>
- canĚdidĚly adverb
- canĚdidĚness noun

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