- artistic, assuming, shut, dissimulating, processed, guileful, faultless, skilled, meticulous, flawless, worldly, exact, knavish, artful, wary, slippery, dissembling, intriguing, unopen, close up, smooth, fold, crooked, cultured, hypocritical, diplomatic, deceptive, close down, skeptical, shut down, civilized, complicated, precise, knowing, close, contrived, well-done, disingenuous, arch, perfected, closed, refined, underhanded, flattering, cosmopolitan, cynical, neat, shifty, cultivated, critical, perfect, worldly-wise, polished, careful, sophisticated, sycophantic, finished, mistrustful, suspicious, dishonest, pretentious, deceitful, calculating, Thesaurus:naive.
He shall know how she was ever an obedient, docile, artless girl, yielding always to my guidance; and you can stretch a point, Kit, to say you have ever known me for a headstrong, masterful sort of a fellow, who would take denial from none, but must have my own way in all things. "A Set of Rogues" by Frank Barrett
Mendez himself gives an artless account of this interesting conversation, which is full of character. "The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II)" by Washington Irving