What is the opposite of honest?

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Opposite of free of deceit
“My husband is rarely dishonest with me about his whereabouts.”
Opposite of truthful without regard to one's feelings
“We remained tight-lipped about what we really thought of Dylan's orange-colored, baggy pants because we didn't want to hurt his feelings.”
Opposite of morally virtuous with regard to the truth
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“Cersei Lannister had proven herself to be a treacherous ruler.”
Opposite of exactly as claimed
“The classically-trained musicians gave it their best, but could only manage to play some unauthentic jazz music.”
Opposite of fair and balanced
“I have a vested interest in the outcome, and so any opinion I give will be biased.”
Opposite of simple and unpretentious
“This pretentious pasta dish has too many unnecessary ingredients.”
(of an action) Opposite of done without malice despite any undesirable results
“My parents are punishing me for my deliberate mistake.”
Opposite of free from blame, guilt or censure
Opposite of without artificiality or insincerity
(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.”
(attributive) Opposite of bearing a complete and unaltered version of
“Jonas has wasted our time by providing ambiguous responses to all of our questions.”
Opposite of honest or frank in nature
“While her response was quite cut-and-dried, some fans are still speculating the star is hiding her love life as evidenced by her indirect response to who her crush was.”
Opposite of felt or believed deeply and sincerely
“With an insincere apology, she shuffled off, furtively glancing over her shoulder to make sure no one had seen her colluding with a stranger.”
Opposite of obeying the laws of society
Opposite of having or showing whole, sincere and enthusiastic support
Opposite of free from blame
Opposite of concerned with what is actually the case (based on facts)
“The Curmudgeon is a satirical column based on fictitious characters in a mythical village.”
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.”
Opposite of not flattering
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