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guileless

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guile·less  (glls)
adj.
Free of guile; artless. See Synonyms at naive.

guileless·ly adv.
guileless·ness n.

guile•less (ˈgaɪl lɪs)

adj.
free from guile; sincere; straightforward.
[1720–30]
guile′less•ly, adv.
guile′less•ness, n.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Adj.1.guileless - free of deceitguileless - free of deceit                      
square, straight - characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal"

guileless
adjective artless, open, genuine, simple, natural, frank, innocent, straightforward, naive, sincere, honest, candid, truthful, upfront (informal), simple-minded, unsophisticated, dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal), above-board, ingenuous, undesigning She was so guileless that he had no option but to believe her.
Translations
guileless [ˈgaɪllɪs] ADJinocente, candoroso
guileless [ˈgaɪlləs] adjcandide
guileless
guileless [ˈgaɪllɪs] adjfranco/a, candido/a


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I'll just ask this guileless peasant, with his brace of buckets that contain (apparently) water, if he'll be so kind as to direct us.
Innocent, guileless fear has been the cause of many wars.
When I thought how you might have misinterpreted it, and believed things" --hope was plainly gaining the ascendancy over misery in Brantain's round, guileless face--"Of course, I know it is nothing to you, but for my own sake I do want you to understand that Mr.
 
 
 
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