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See definition of knavery on Dictionary.com
  • as indeceitfulness
  • as inevil
  • as inhanky-panky
  • as inpeccancy
  • as inswindle
  • as invillainy

synonyms for knavery

  • double-dealing
  • duplicity
  • wile
  • calamity
  • catastrophe
  • corruption
  • crime
  • harm
  • hatred
  • ill
  • misery
  • pain
  • sin
  • suffering
  • wrong
  • affliction
  • baseness
  • blow
  • criminality
  • curse
  • debauchery
  • depravity
  • devilry
  • diabolism
  • heinousness
  • hurt
  • impiety
  • indecency
  • infamy
  • iniquity
  • injury
  • lewdness
  • licentiousness
  • looseness
  • malevolence
  • malignity
  • meanness
  • mischief
  • misfortune
  • obscenity
  • outrage
  • perversity
  • ruin
  • sinfulness
  • sorrow
  • turpitude
  • vice
  • viciousness
  • vileness
  • villainy
  • wickedness
  • woe
  • wrongdoing
  • diablerie
  • turpitude
  • viciousness
  • vileness
  • atrocity
  • baseness
  • depravity
  • rascality

antonyms for knavery

MOST RELEVANT
  • forthrightness
  • honesty
  • faithfulness
  • honesty
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      How to use knavery in a sentence

      I could grudge him, for his knavery and dissimulation, though I do not envy much the having the same place myself.
      DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
      They are,” said he, “of much sincerity and integrity far from the craft and knavery of men among us.
      ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
      I have played the knave so long with you that it is perhaps the greatest knavery I can commit to be honest at last.
      REST HARROWMAURICE HEWLETT
      That a due rigour and restraint be laid upon the second, that villainy and knavery might not be encouraged by a law.
      AN ESSAY UPON PROJECTSDANIEL DEFOE
      The young mail being hid, after some knavery, behind the arras, in come our quidam and that prelate.
      THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
      Louis expressed himself with such convincing candor, that Raoul, an artist in knavery, was charmed and astonished.
      FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
      Behind this lies a piece of knavery, or the sun must make face against midnight.
      POEMS OF THE THIRD PERIODFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
      Robin Good-fellow, hating such knavery, put a trick upon him in this manner.
      THE SOURCES AND ANALOGUES OF 'A MIDSUMMER-NIGHT'S DREAM'COMPILED BY FRANK SIDGWICK
      Let me die lowsie, if these two wenches Be not brewing knavery to stock a Kingdom.Petru.
      BEAUMONT & FLETCHER'S WORKS (8 OF 10)FRANCIS BEAUMONT
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      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO KNAVERY

      • double-dealing
      • duplicity
      • knavery
      • wile
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