(used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that;
"honestly, I don't believe it"
"candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"
"frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"
- The talks were kept confidential, which enabled the negotiators to deal candidly with the most sensitive issues and agree on a set of principles that both sides could accept.
- Fans may already know that wearing Vader's suit was more than thrilling for Christensen, but he also candidly revealed that the experience was bittersweet.
- candid 率直的