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synonyms for craftily

  • shrewdly
  • cunningly
  • foxily
  • furtively
  • insidiously
  • intelligently
  • secretly
  • shiftily
  • stealthily
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How to use craftily in a sentence

Peroo, well known to the crew, had possessed himself of the wheel, and was taking the launch craftily up-stream.
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Jess has told me with a beaming face how craftily he behaved.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
"Still, she doesn't seem much older than you," said Dink craftily.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
Dink had thought of that; he had thought of something else, too, which he craftily hid in his own memory.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
She knew how I was exulting in having her there, so would not say a word to damp me, but I craftily drew it out of her.
MARGARET OGILVYJ. M. BARRIE
A great satisfactory two pound crab bound up in kelp ribbon so craftily that it could neither bite nor escape.
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The Bond scientists in Holland had fully persevered in their craftily laid programme.
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"Nay, a small affair of consultation which it shall be richly worth your while to advise upon," answered the other, craftily.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
Here was deadly insult on deadlier injury—and the Sahib to whom he had so craftily given that war-making letter heard it all.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
"Perhaps you'd like to give Miss Edith something on your own account," suggested Dilys craftily to the millionairess.
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WORDS RELATED TO CRAFTILY

  • craftily
  • cunningly
  • foxily
  • furtively
  • insidiously
  • intelligently
  • secretly
  • shiftily
  • shrewdly
  • stealthily
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.