honesty


honesty
n.

1) to impugn smb.'s honesty

2) honesty in

3) the honesty to + inf. (she had the honesty to report the bribe)

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['ɒnɪstɪ]
to impugn smb. 's honesty
honesty in
the honesty to + inf. (she had the honesty to report the bribe)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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