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reluctant to state facts or viewpoints simply and directly.
prone to talking evasively, indirectly, or duplicitously; maybe not forthright
making use of soft terms; maybe not simple; plausible; affectedly or timidly delicate of message; talking deviously; unwilling to tell the truth in simple language. Opposite of
frank or dull.
reluctant to state details or views simply and straight as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy
reluctant to state details or views simply and right as from e.g. timidity or hypocrisy
talking cautiously or warily; not saying plainly understanding meant; using too much care or book in address, as from timidity or hypocrisy; hence, soft-spoken; given to the use of soft or honeyed words; hypocritical.
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