What is the opposite of forthright?

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Opposite of direct, outspoken and not evasive
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Opposite of rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
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Opposite of plain or blunt
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Opposite of to an utter or complete degree
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Opposite of vigorously keen or severe in expression or style
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(of a person) Opposite of stating something in a direct and unambiguous manner
“The film makes an implicit statement about our schizophrenic, debt-driven economy.”
Adjective
Opposite of implicit
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Opposite of frank and realistic in the depiction of unpleasant situations
“The paintings of the Middle Ages were flat, misproportioned, lacking in depth and scale, lifeless, and unrealistic.”
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(informal) Opposite of honest in a blunt manner
“Their well-wishes sound incredibly contrived and rehearsed.”
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Opposite of frank and blunt in nature
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Opposite of not disconcerted or embarrassed
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Opposite of showing strong feeling; forceful, passionate, or intense
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Opposite of having, or conforming to, high moral standards or principles
“We ask you not to allow the despicable act of one person to stain the reputation of an entire community of good, hard-working people.”
Adjective
Opposite of in a state of comfort and relaxation
“They all saw Dawn as their sworn enemy, which made for an uncomfortable weekend away for me because I was now seen as a traitor.”
Adverb
Opposite of immediately, without delay
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