Artifice and Honesty


Artifice noun - The inclination or practice of misleading others through lies or trickery.
Usage example: a crook who is a master of artifice and manipulation

Honesty is an antonym for artifice in topics: skill, cunning, hoax.

Nearby Words: artificial, artificer


Honesty noun - Devotion to telling the truth.
Usage example: George Washington has gone down in history for his honesty

Artifice is an antonym for honesty in truthfulness topic.

Nearby Words: honest, honestly

How words are described

pure pure artifice pure honesty
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