slyly

adverb
in an artful manner
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he craftily arranged to be there when the decision was announced

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had ever circumstances conspired so cunningly?

Syn: ↑craftily, ↑cunningly, ↑foxily, ↑knavishly, ↑trickily, ↑artfully
Derived from adjective:
artful (for: ↑artfully), ↑tricky (for: ↑trickily), ↑sly, ↑knavish (for: ↑knavishly), ↑foxy (for: ↑foxily), ↑cunning (for: ↑cunningly), ↑crafty (for: ↑craftily)

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  • Slyly — Sly ly, adv. In a sly manner; shrewdly; craftily. [1913 Webster] Honestly and slyly he it spent. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slyly — adverb /ˈslaɪli/ In a sly manner, cunningly. He wolde nat abyde uppon no poure man for no maner of thyng – and ever he slow slyly and slypped to another, tylle all were slayne to the numbir of a hondred thousand [...] …   Wiktionary

  • slyly — adv. Slyly is used with these verbs: ↑ask, ↑grin, ↑smile, ↑wink …   Collocations dictionary

  • slyly — sly ► ADJECTIVE (slyer, slyest) 1) having a cunning and deceitful nature. 2) (of a remark, glance, or expression) insinuating. 3) (of an action) surreptitious. ● on the sly Cf. ↑on the sly …   English terms dictionary

  • slyly — adverb see sly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slyly — See sly. * * * …   Universalium

  • slyly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cleverly, stealthily, shrewdly, foxily, meanly, secretly, cunningly, intelligently, with downcast eyes, on the quiet, furtively …   English dictionary for students

  • slyly — adv. Cok. 156. Rel. Ant. ii. p. 176 …   Oldest English Words

  • slyly — adv. cunningly, craftily, guilefully; stealthily, secretively; mischievously, playfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slyly — ad. Craftily, cunningly, insidiously …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • slyly — sly·ly …   English syllables

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