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slyness

noun

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  1. skill in achieving one's ends through indirect, subtle, or underhanded means <the slyness with which the FBI agent infiltrated the subversive organization was indeed impressive> Synonyms artfulness, artifice, caginess (also cageyness), canniness, craft, craftiness, cunningness, deviousness, foxiness, guile, guilefulness, slickness, cunning, sneakiness, subtleness, subtlety, wilinessRelated Words calculation, care, design; savvy, sharpness, shrewdness; cleverness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, inventiveness; ease, facility, finesse; deceitfulness, duplicity, shiftiness, underhandedness




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