artfulness

  • 1Artfulness — Art ful*ness, n. The quality of being artful; art; cunning; craft. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2artfulness — index artifice, discretion (quality of being discreet), fraud, hypocrisy, improbity, knavery, performance (workmanship), pettifoggery …

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  • 3artfulness — artful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ cunningly clever. DERIVATIVES artfully adverb artfulness noun …

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  • 4artfulness — noun see artful …

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  • 5artfulness — See artfully. * * * …

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  • 6artfulness — noun The quality of being artful or of acting in an artful manner …

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  • 7artfulness — Synonyms and related words: Gongorism, Italian hand, ability, acuteness, address, adeptness, adroitness, affectation, affectedness, airmanship, animal cunning, art, artifice, artificiality, artisanship, artistry, astuteness, bravura, brilliance,… …

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  • 8artfulness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Deceitful cleverness: art, artifice, craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness. See HONEST, MEANS …

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  • 9artfulness — art·ful·ness || ɑːtf(É™)lnɪs n. cunning, shrewdness, slyness; artisanship, workmanship …

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  • 10artfulness — art·ful·ness …

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  • 11artfulness — See: artful …

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  • 12artfulness — noun the quality of being adroit in taking unfair advantage • Ant: ↑artlessness • Derivationally related forms: ↑artful • Hypernyms: ↑disingenuousness • Hyponyms: ↑cunning …

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  • 13art — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. craft, skill; cunning; science, technics; fine arts (See representation). See business. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Skill or creative power] Syn. skill, craft, technique, artistry, craftsmanship,… …

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  • 14craft — 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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  • 15guile — 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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  • 16wiles — n tricks, stratagems, ruses, ploys, devices, contrivances, guile, manoeuvres, subterfuge, cunning, deceit, deception, cheating, trickery, fraud, craftiness, artfulness, chicanery COLLOQ. dodges ≠ guilelessness * * * [plural noun] trickery,… …

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  • 17Russian formalism — was an influential school of literary criticism in Russia from the 1910s to the 1930s. It includes the work of a number of highly influential Russian and Soviet scholars such as Viktor Shklovsky, Yuri Tynianov, Boris Eichenbaum, Roman Jakobson,… …

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  • 18Falsehood — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Falsehood >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 falsehood falsehood falseness Sgm: N 1 falsity falsity falsification Sgm: N 1 deception deception &c. 545 Sgm: N 1 untruth untruth &c. 546 Sgm …

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  • 19cheat — n fraud, fake, deceit, deception, *imposture, counterfeit, sham, humbug Analogous words: hoaxing or hoax, bamboozling or bamboozlement (see corresponding verbs at DUPE): *deception, trickery, chicanery, chicane: charlatan, quack, mountebank,… …

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  • 20suave — suave, *urbane, diplomatic, bland, smooth, politic as applied to persons, their demeanor, and their utterances can mean conspicuously and ingratiatingly tactful and well mannered. These words at times can convey so strong a suggestion of… …

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