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noun as in art

noun as in artfulness

noun as in artifice

noun as in craftiness

noun as in slyness

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Example Sentences

This virus is incredibly wily, it’s spreading out of control and front-line workers are exhausted.

With the new coronavirus, we’re in the early stages of the learning process, even though it often feels like we’ve been waiting forever to figure out this particularly wily foe.

I supply a line which, at any rate, rimes; went his wyle means 'turns aside his wiliness.'

Must there not be experience on the part of dogs to contend successfully with such wiliness as this?

Soon after his father's death, in spite of his wiliness, Vassily Ivanovitch was challenged by an injured husband.

For them Major Forsyth had the double advantage of a wiliness gained in the turmoil of the world and an upright character.

I will watch with the wiliness of a snake, that I may sting with its venom.


On this page you'll find 664 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wiliness, such as: artfulness, artifice, astuteness, craftiness, deceit, and duplicity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.