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synonyms for trickiness

  • artifice
  • bunk
  • cheating
  • chicane
  • chicanery
  • corruption
  • craft
  • craftiness
  • criminality
  • crookedness
  • cunning
  • deceit
  • deviousness
  • dishonesty
  • double-dealing
  • duplicity
  • faithlessness
  • falsehood
  • falsity
  • flimflam
  • fraud
  • fraudulence
  • graft
  • guile
  • hocus-pocus
  • infamy
  • infidelity
  • insidiousness
  • mendacity
  • perfidiousness
  • perfidy
  • racket
  • rascality
  • shadiness
  • shiftiness
  • slyness
  • sneakiness
  • stealing
  • swindle
  • treachery
  • trickery
  • unscrupulousness
  • wiliness
  • fourberie
  • hanky-panky
  • improbity
  • sharp practice
  • underhandedness

antonyms for trickiness

MOST RELEVANT
  • artlessness
  • constancy
  • fairness
  • faithfulness
  • fidelity
  • forthrightness
  • frankness
  • goodness
  • honesty
  • honor
  • innocence
  • loyalty
  • openness
  • reality
  • sincerity
  • truth
  • truthfulness
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How to use trickiness in a sentence

A second objection to Hobbema's method may be mentioned besides its "trickiness."
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
The church is "gingerly handled," but the clergy are derided for immorality, hypocrisy, and trickiness.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
Discernment, in undergoing this degradation, becomes the trickiness which seeks to equal it, without succeeding in doing so.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 4PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Mrs. Beach' "Valse Caprice" has just one motive,—to reach the maximum of technical trickiness and difficulty.
CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN COMPOSERSRUPERT HUGHES
Fought for it fairly when fairness served best, and trickily when trickiness seemed more profitable.
AINSLEE'S MAGAZINE, VOLUME 16, NO. 3, OCTOBER, 1905VARIOUS
Slanting mouths indicate trickiness, "foxiness" and general unreliability.
HOW TO READ HUMAN NATUREWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
The girl showed great powers of duplicity, all the trickiness of a parvenue, to be quite frank.
CLARK'S FIELDROBERT HERRICK
Avoid also any appearance of trickiness or sharp practice, stories of shrewd bargains, etc.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SALESMANSHIPWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
We can't prove she showed any trickiness in having you for a cousin.
ALICE ADAMSBOOTH TARKINGTON
He called upon all his shrewdness, all his trickiness of the South.
A SPIRIT IN PRISONROBERT HICHENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRICKINESS

  • chicanery
  • deceit
  • deviousness
  • dishonesty
  • foxiness
  • guile
  • shadiness
  • shiftiness
  • slyness
  • sneakiness
  • trickery
  • trickiness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.