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Word: artless

Definition: without guile; open and honest


Sentences Containing 'artless'

Artless as she was, the young girl knew that this was an opportunity to leave, and besides, Madame de Villefort came to her assistance.
How lovingly and fervently did it commend the pretty creature I had won, with all her artless graces best displayed, to my most gentle care!
I may not have used it to the best account; I was young and inexperienced; but I never turned a deaf ear to its artless pleading.
The remedy for this is very simple: You have only to look out for some book that quotes them all, from A to Z as you say yourself, and then insert the very same alphabet in your book, and though the imposition may be plain to see, because you have so little need to borrow from them, that is no matter; there will probably be some simple enough to believe that you have made use of them all in this plain, artless story of yours.
when the father or master of the family, preferring the flirting airs of a young prinked up strumpet, to the artless sincerity of a plain, grave, and good wife, has given his desires aloose, and destroyed soul, body, family, and estate.
Yes, I had a satisfaction in the thought of marrying an inexperienced and artless person, and forming her character, and infusing into it some amount of that firmness and decision of which it stood in need.
``I thought you knowed everything, father,''said the artless boy.

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