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artful

art·ful

artful

 
pronunciation:
art fl
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: cunning or crafty.
an artful maneuver
synonyms:
crafty, cunning
antonyms:
artless, ingenuous
similar words:
astute, calculating, designing, double-dealing, foxy, guileful, scheming, shifty, shrewd, slick, slippery, sly, subtle, tricky, wily
definition 2: clever; ingenious.
an artful solution
synonyms:
clever, ingenious
similar words:
adroit, cunning, inventive, resourceful
definition 3: displaying art or skill.
antonyms:
artless
similar words:
adept, adroit, artistic, deft, dextrous, skillful
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derivations: artfully (adv.), artfulness (n.)