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  • as incleverly
  • as inshrewdly
  • as inslyly

synonyms for cunningly

  • ably
  • adroitly
  • aptly
  • deftly
  • expertly
  • handily
  • ingeniously
  • neatly
  • nimbly
  • skillfully
  • smoothly
  • agilely
  • dexterously
  • facilely
  • glibly
  • proficiently
  • quickly
  • readily
  • resourcefully
  • ably
  • adroitly
  • artfully
  • carefully
  • cleverly
  • coolly
  • deftly
  • deliberately
  • intelligently
  • judiciously
  • keenly
  • knowingly
  • skillfully
  • slyly
  • smartly
  • sagaciously
  • deceptively
  • facilely
  • foxily
  • guilefully
  • perspicaciously
  • trickily

antonyms for cunningly

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  • awkwardly
  • clumsily
  • unskillfully
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      How to use cunningly in a sentence

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      The soldier looked for a moment cunningly at the hunter, and then suddenly changed his tone.
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      There were hundreds of racks containing bundles so cunningly rolled that you could see at a glance what was in each.
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      I have nae clear mind about his coat,” said Alan cunningly; “but it sticks in my head that it was blue.
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      He grinned cunningly and reached into a pocket, drawing out a paper.
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      The wainscot cupboard I had so cunningly devised was swinging wide.
      THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
      They very cunningly avoid the numerous snares laid for them by the Indians.
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      Its sides were formed sometimes of shored planking set on end, but more often of withes cunningly wattled together.
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      Under this Blackcross dug a home with many entrances, all of them cunningly concealed by the overhanging hay.
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      WORDS RELATED TO CUNNINGLY

      • ably
      • adroitly
      • agilely
      • aptly
      • cunningly
      • deftly
      • dexterously
      • expertly
      • facilely
      • glibly
      • handily
      • ingeniously
      • neatly
      • nimbly
      • proficiently
      • quickly
      • readily
      • resourcefully
      • skillfully
      • smoothly
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