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cunning

cun·ning

cunning

 
pronunciation:
kuh nIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: skill used in a sly or tricky way.
The cat showed cunning by trapping the mouse in a corner.
synonyms:
craftiness, shrewdness
similar words:
craft, deceit
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: skilled at tricking others.
The cunning fox escaped the hounds.
synonyms:
crafty, shrewd
antonyms:
honest
similar words:
slick, sly, tricky
derivations: cunningly (adv.), cunningness (n.)