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synonyms for archness

  • cheek
  • cheekiness
  • cockiness
  • flightiness
  • freshness
  • frivolity
  • impertinence
  • impishness
  • impudence
  • levity
  • lightness
  • mischievousness
  • pertness
  • playfulness
  • roguishness
  • rudeness
  • sauciness
  • volatility
  • waggishness
  • disrespectfulness

antonyms for archness

MOST RELEVANT
  • politeness
  • seriousness
  • courtesy
  • respect
  • reverence
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How to use archness in a sentence

But she kept the same tone, and its tender archness only gave a greater sweetness to his sense of relief.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Archness became this lady of the sunny hair, tip-tilted nose, and complexion that outvied the apple-blossoms.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
She laughed with much archness when I shewed her the bread, and its vigorous resistance to the edge of my knife.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
However she seemed to have a short cut for getting back to cheerfulness, and set her face to signify archness.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWDTHOMAS HARDY
Seeing which she pounced upon it with assumed archness, and pretended to conceal it.
THE THREE PARTNERSBRET HARTE
"Grandmamma is quite proud of her little grandson already," said Xenie, with tender archness.
A DREADFUL TEMPTATIONMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
She turned away, so that for the moment I could not see her face, then looked at me with exquisite archness over her shoulder.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
As the restless shifting of colours to her motions was the constant interchange of her semisorrowful manner and ready archness.
EVAN HARRINGTON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The music accurately and closely reproduces the spirit of the words, in all their warmth, archness, and grace.
DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSES OF PIANO WORKSEDWARD BAXTER PERRY
She replied, with provoking archness: "Are we going to Rouen to talk about him?"
THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOL. 6GUY DE MAUPASSANT
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WORDS RELATED TO ARCHNESS

  • archness
  • cheek
  • cheekiness
  • cockiness
  • disrespectfulness
  • flightiness
  • freshness
  • frivolity
  • impertinence
  • impishness
  • impudence
  • levity
  • lightness
  • mischievousness
  • pertness
  • playfulness
  • roguishness
  • rudeness
  • sauciness
  • volatility
  • waggishness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.