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guile·less

guileless

 
pronunciation:
gaIl lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: without guile; sincere.
His offer of help appeared guileless, but she hesitated nonetheless.Her guileless expression made him trust her.
synonyms:
artless, candid, genuine, honest, ingenuous, open, plain, simple-hearted, sincere
antonyms:
deceitful, guileful, insincere, scheming, wily
similar words:
childlike, direct, frank, green, innocent, simpleminded, square, straight, trustful, trusting, unsophisticated, upright
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derivations: guilelessly (adv.), guilelessness (n.)