Can"dor (?), n. [Written also candour.] [L. candor, fr. candere; cf. F. candeur. See candid.]
Whiteness; brightness; (as applied to moral conditions) usullied purity; innocence.
Nor yor unquestioned integrity
Shall e'er be sullied with one taint or spot
That may take from your innocence and candor.
A disposition to treat subjects with fairness; freedom from prejudice or disguise; frankness; sincerity.
Attribute superior sagacity and candor to those who held that side of the question.
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