artfully

adverb
1. in an artful manner (Freq. 1)
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her foot pointed artfully toward tapering toes

Derived from adjective: ↑artful
2. in a disingenuous manner
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disingenuously, he asked leading questions abut his opponent's work

Syn: ↑disingenuously
Derived from adjective: ↑artful, ↑disingenuous (for: ↑disingenuously)
3. 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, ↑slyly, ↑trickily
Derived from adjective:
artful, ↑tricky (for: ↑trickily), ↑sly (for: ↑slyly), ↑knavish (for: ↑knavishly), ↑foxy (for: ↑foxily), ↑cunning (for: ↑cunningly), ↑crafty (for: ↑craftily)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Artfully — Art ful*ly, adv. In an artful manner; with art or cunning; skillfully; dexterously; craftily. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • artfully — adv. Artfully is used with these verbs: ↑arrange …   Collocations dictionary

  • artfully — artful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ cunningly clever. DERIVATIVES artfully adverb artfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • artfully — adverb see artful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • artfully — See artful. * * * …   Universalium

  • artfully — adverb In an artful manner …   Wiktionary

  • artfully — adv. shrewdly, cleverly, slyly, deceitfully; artistically, skillfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • artfully — art·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • artfully — See: artful …   English dictionary

  • artfully contrived — index politic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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