Antonyms of KNAVISH

Examples of usage:

  1. He seemed to regret heartily that he had not had an opportunity of testing its metal on the head of the knavish Portuguese. "The Boy Aviators in Africa" by Captain Wilbur Lawton
  2. He himself had been forced to do many cruel and knavish deeds, sorely against his will and all that was good in him. "Margery, Volume 7." by Georg Ebers
  3. Then came a week or two of walking on tiptoe into the little spare room where the presents were stored, just to peep, and make sure that they really were there and had not been spirited away, for at Christmas- time you never knew what knavish sprites were wandering about. "Penny Plain" by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
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