Part of speech:
Full of wiles; crafty; sly
(Now Rare) Skillful or clever
Skillful in accomplishing a purpose, especially by the use of cunning or craft.
Very skilled or accomplished.
The definition of adroit is someone who is very skillful at doing something.
Having or showing shrewdness and discernment, especially with respect to one's own concerns.
(Especially of a person) Which serves one's own interests in an unemotional, analytical manner.
Careful and shrewd in one's actions and dealings; clever and cautious
Exhibiting ingenuity or imagination; creative or artful:
Intended to deceive; deceptive; false
(Slang) Attractive, stylish, etc.; specif., sexually attractive
Characterized by, constituting, or gained by fraud:
(Obs.) Having genius; having great mental ability
The definition of insidious is something or someone who works in a subtle or sly way, or in an intent to trap.
Not sincere; deceptive or hypocritical; not to be trusted
Artfully contrived to gain favor or confidence; ingratiating.
Of, like, or characterized by the political principles and methods of expediency, craftiness, and duplicity set forth in Machiavelli's book, The Prince; crafty, deceitful, etc.
(Archaic) Keen; piercing; sharp
(Informal) Having or showing skill in composition or technique but little depth or literary significance
Having a fine texture:
Disparaging or derisive in an insinuative way.
Suitable for or appealing to the tastes of sophisticates:
Operating in a hidden, usually injurious way; insidious:
Representation of devils or demons, as in paintings or fiction.
Having or displaying no guile or deceit; honest or sincere:
Without guile; candid; frank
Characterized by truth; not false:
Full of guile; deceitfully or treacherously cunning.
Fierce or impetuous; violent:
Devious or deceptive.
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