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synonyms for cunningness

  • design
  • method
  • strategy
  • artifice
  • cabal
  • chicanery
  • craft
  • craftiness
  • dodge
  • evasion
  • expedient
  • fake
  • feint
  • finesse
  • gambit
  • game
  • gimmick
  • improvisation
  • loophole
  • machination
  • pattern
  • plan
  • plot
  • project
  • proposition
  • purpose
  • racket
  • ruse
  • shift
  • stratagem
  • stunt
  • subterfuge
  • trap
  • trick
  • wile
  • clever move

antonyms for cunningness

MOST RELEVANT
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • ignorance
  • openness
  • reality
  • truthfulness
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How to use cunningness in a sentence

How Pemberton and Candler pulled this off is a mixture of invention, capitalism and hard work, served with an ounce of cunning — and just a few milligrams of cocaine.
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His was a corporation that in its ruthless ability to crush rivals was cunning but patient, always willing to undercut profits today in the service of riches tomorrow.
OIL COMPANIES’ LOSSES IN 2020 WERE STAGGERING. AND THAT WAS BEFORE THE GOVERNMENT FOCUSED ON CLIMATE CHANGE.WILL ENGLUNDFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Before the bishop spoke agin you could see his craziness and his cunningness both working in his face.
DANNY'S OWN STORYDON MARQUIS
Masters may be more cunning than slaves, but cunningness is not an evidence of a high order of intellectual power.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
Field went away rather impressed by the cunningness of the dodge.
THE SLAVE OF SILENCEFRED M. WHITE
Among the wounded was the celebrated chief, Cappayoho, noted among all tribes for his great daring and cunningness in battle.
TORREY'S NARRATIVEWILLIAM TORREY
Revolving this in his mind, Ned saw the cunningness of the two men's movements, if they had actually escaped from Joliet.
THE DREADNOUGHT BOYS ON BATTLE PRACTICEJOHN HENRY GOLDFRAP
At any rate we had no other man to come near him in any cunningness.
THE MAID OF SKERRICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
It caused about as much excitement as had the failure of the bank because of its cunningness.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
There was a fine cunningness about those forgotten builders who set up this royal pyramid.
THE LOST CONTINENTC. J. CUTCLIFFE HYNE
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