Slyness

  • 1Slyness — Sly ness, n. The quality or state of being sly. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2slyness — index artifice, evasion, indirection (deceitfulness), knavery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3slyness — noun a) The state or quality of being being sly. With his natural slyness, he was able to talk his way out of trouble. b) The result or product of being sly. Syn: craftiness …

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  • 4slyness — sly ► ADJECTIVE (slyer, slyest) 1) having a cunning and deceitful nature. 2) (of a remark, glance, or expression) insinuating. 3) (of an action) surreptitious. ● on the sly Cf. ↑on the sly …

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  • 5slyness — noun see sly …

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  • 6slyness — See slyly. * * * …

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  • 7slyness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Deceitful cleverness: art, artfulness, artifice, craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, wiliness. See HONEST, MEANS. 2. Lack of straightforwardness and honesty in action: chicanery, craft, craftiness,… …

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  • 8slyness — sly·ness || slaɪnɪs n. craftiness, cunning; secretiveness, stealth; mischievousness, playfulness …

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  • 9slyness — sly·ness …

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  • 10slyness — See: sly …

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  • 11slyness — noun shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception • Syn: ↑craft, ↑craftiness, ↑cunning, ↑foxiness, ↑guile, ↑wiliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑wily ( …

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  • 12His Royal Slyness — Infobox Film name = His Royal Slyness image size = caption = director = Hal Roach producer = Hal Roach writer = H.M. Walker narrator = starring = Harold Lloyd music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released = 8 February, 1920 runtime =… …

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  • 13craft — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. skill, expertise; art, handicraft; trade; vessel, ship, boat; cunning, artfulness, deceit, trickery. See business. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Skill] Syn. proficiency, competence, adeptness; see ability 2 …

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  • 14Edward Seidensticker — Edward George Seidensticker (February 11 1921 ndash; August 26, 2007) was a noted scholar and translator of Japanese literature. He was particularly known for his faithful English version of The Tale of Genji (1976), which is counted among the… …

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  • 15cunning — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Craftiness Nouns 1. cunning, craft, craftiness, canniness, wit; gumption; slyness, artifice, art; subtlety, finesse, maneuvering; diplomacy, Machiavellianism, politics; resourcefulness; Jesuitry;… …

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  • 16guile — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. deception, deceitfulness; trickery, cunning, craftiness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. craft, cunning, cleverness, duplicity; see cunning , dishonesty . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n.… …

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  • 17Harlequinade — See also Commedia dell arte Harlequinade is a type of theatrical performance piece, usually a slapstick adaptation of the Commedia dell arte, which dates back to England in the mid 18th century. The story revolves around the lives of its five… …

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  • 18Animals in Russian folklore — The use of animals in Russian Folktales is very prominent. They are used alongside human characters, as well as alongside other animals. Some of the most common animals found throughout many folktales are foxes, sheep, goats, roosters and wolves …

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  • 19Harold Lloyd — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lloyd. Harold Lloyd …

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  • 20cunning — cunningly, adv. cunningness, n. /kun ing/, n. 1. skill employed in a shrewd or sly manner, as in deceiving; craftiness; guile. 2. adeptness in performance; dexterity: The weaver s hand lost its cunning. adj. 3. showing or made with ingenuity. 4.… …

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