What is the opposite of sly?

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Opposite of having or showing a cunning and deceitful nature
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Opposite of showing clever resourcefulness in practical matters, sometimes with guile
“He beat me down on the price. He got a bargain from a naive schoolboy and I still resent him now for that.”
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Opposite of having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion
“Indeed, he seems so sincere and guileless he could make any unsuspecting bloke fall under his sweet spell.”
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Opposite of relating to or denoting activities done in secret or with stealth
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(of a joke or sense of humour) Opposite of subtle and expressed in a matter-of-fact way
“His comedic style was rather ostentatious and was not to everyone's taste.”
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Opposite of relating to or characteristic of reptiles
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Opposite of deliberately or affectedly playful and teasing
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Opposite of playfully mischievous
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Opposite of shady or morally questionable
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Opposite of playfully mischievous
“I gave her an innocent smile that she instinctively mistrusted.”
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Opposite of cunningly resourceful
“He concocted an ill-advised financial scheme which resulted in investors losing their life savings.”
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