Astucious
Astucious As*tu"cious, a. [F. astucieux. See {Astute}.] Subtle; cunning; astute. [R.] --Sir W. Scott. -- {As*tu"cious*ly}, adv. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • astucious — adjective Subtle; cunning; astute …   Wiktionary

  • astucious — as·tu·cious …   English syllables

  • astucious —   a. astute.    ♦ astucity, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • Astuciously — Astucious As*tu cious, a. [F. astucieux. See {Astute}.] Subtle; cunning; astute. [R.] Sir W. Scott. {As*tu cious*ly}, adv. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astucity — As*tu ci*ty, n. [See {Astucious}.] Craftiness; astuteness. [R.] Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • deceitful — [adj] dishonest, insincere artful, astucious, astute, beguiling, clandestine, counterfeit, crafty, cunning, deceiving, deceptive, delusive, delusory, designing, disingenuous, double dealing, duplicitous, fallacious, false, feline, foxy,… …   New thesaurus

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