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synonyms for shiftily

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

He stood before his sister and his cousin, moving his eyes shiftily from one to the other, rubbing his hands nervously together.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
"I don't know anything about that," answered Higgins shiftily.
MOTOR MATT'S TRIUMPH, OR, THREE SPEEDS FORWARDSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
His eyes weren't sorrowful eyes, or friendly eyes; they were just shiftily eager eyes.
THE WIFE OF SIR ISAAC HARMANH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Kathleen did not take her scornful eyes from his face, and Melun at last looked shiftily away.
THE CRIME CLUBWILLIAM HOLT-WHITE
"Oh, everybody knows," said Johan, and his eyes began to wander shiftily as they always did when he found himself cornered.
THE SOUL OF A CHILDEDWIN BJORKMAN
His eyes, gleaming with blood-passion, traveled shiftily so that he could keep watch on both his possible adversaries.
WHEN 'BEAR CAT' WENT DRYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Natalie did not take her scornful eyes from his face, and Boris at last looked shiftily away.
HIGH NOONANONYMOUS
He did not look me in the face as he delivered this piece of information, but allowed his narrow eyes to drop away shiftily.
THE HOUSE BY THE LOCKC. N. WILLIAMSON
He looked round shiftily, and said, "I mean no harm by the girl."
THE MANXMANHALL CAINE
Then he advanced to the battle, swinging one end of the cot wide and shiftily sidestepping.
THE LAW OF HEMLOCK MOUNTAINHUGH LUNDSFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO SHIFTILY

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