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Another word for cunning

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Adjective
  1. Deceitfully clever

Noun
  1. Deceitful cleverness

  2. The act or practice of deceiving

    See also:

    honest

Another word for cunning

Noun
      1. (Bridge) An attempt to take a trick with a lower card while holding a higher card not in sequence with it, made in the hope that the intervening card is in the hand of the opponent who has already played
      2. A method of leading up to a tenace, as in bridge, in order to prevent an opponent from winning the trick with an intermediate card.
      3. Cunning; skill; artfulness; craft
      1. Deception by trickery or sophistry.
      2. (Countable, law) A slick performance by a lawyer.
      3. The use of clever but tricky talk or action to deceive, evade, etc., as in legal dealings
      1. The practice of or involvement in such schemes:
      2. A secret or underhand scheme; a plot.
      3. A secret love affair
      1. An act or practice intended to deceive; a trick
      2. The act of representing as true what is known to be false; a deceiving or lying
      3. (Law) The tort or fraudulent representation of a material fact made with knowledge of its falsity, or recklessly, or without reasonable grounds for believing its truth and with intent to induce reliance on it; the plaintiff justifiably relies on the deception, to his injury.
      1. (Countable) The result or product of being sly.
      2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being being sly.
      1. Treacherous cunning; skillful deceit.
      2. A trick or stratagem.
      3. Slyness and cunning in dealing with others
      1. Something contrived or made up to achieve an end, especially by deceiving; a stratagem or ruse:
      2. Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
      3. Trickery or craft
      1. The quality or condition of being subtle; esp., the ability or tendency to make fine distinctions
      2. The quality or state of being subtle.
      3. Something subtle, especially a nicety of thought or a fine distinction.
      1. The quality of being shrewd.
      2. An invented collective name for a group of apes.
      1. Such activity in the visual or plastic arts:
      2. Products of this activity; imaginative works considered as a group:
      3. A skill that is attained by study, practice, or observation:
      1. Any of various hobbies in which things are made by hand, including painting, origami, scrapbooking, etc.
      2. Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
      3. A special skill, art, or dexterity
    See also:

    deception