What is the opposite of guileless?

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Adjective
Opposite of having a naive or innocent quality
“As he outlined his guileful proposition the scowls of his listeners gave way to grins of full approval and admiration.”
Adjective
Opposite of overly trusting in nature
“Furthermore, discerning customers would notice the taste, which is known to be uniquely earthy, musty and almost syrupy.”
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Opposite of exploitable or vulnerable
“She was protected from the treacherous invasion of the paparazzi by her bodyguard of fifteen years, who had served her well throughout her career.”
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Opposite of lacking worldly experience, wisdom, or judgment
“Susan was well-educated and worldly as a child.”
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(of an organization or its activities) Opposite of having practices that are open and visible to the public
“The usually secretive agency is best known for its expertise in cybersecurity.”
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Opposite of open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters
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Opposite of immature, or lacking in life experience
“Their son would grow up on this craggy outcrop they called home and become an experienced fowler, cragsman and crofter.”
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Opposite of not labored or artificial
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Opposite of lacking in social grace or refinement
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Opposite of having an unpretentious nature
“The band makes no bones about acknowledging their soul, funk, and jazz roots of hip-hop without being pretentious posers.”
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Opposite of in accordance with the truth or facts
“The department produced a false report regarding their financial position in the past year.”
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Opposite of naive or innocent as a child would be
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(of a person) Opposite of wholesome and untainted by immorality
Immodest dress code was not welcome inside the church.”
Adjective
Opposite of frank
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