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Synonyms for artful
ˈɑrt fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disingenuous, artful(adj)

    not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness

    "an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine; "a disingenuous excuse"

    Synonyms:
    disingenuous

    Antonyms:
    careless, artless

  2. artful(adj)

    marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft

    "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors"

    Synonyms:
    disingenuous

    Antonyms:
    artless, careless

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. artful

    Synonyms:
    cunning, designing, maneuvering, sharp, knowing, subtle, sly, crafty, wily, shrewd

    Antonyms:
    simple, undesigning, artless, open, innocent, unsophisticated

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. artful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    skilful, ingenious, dexterous

  2. artful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cunning, crafty, astute, shrewd, sharp, wily, sly, foxy, snaky, subtle, arch, insidious, designing, intriguing, politic, deceitful, trickish, TRICKY, diplomatic, machiavelian

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. artful(a)

    Synonyms:
    designing, crafty, diplomatic, disingenuous, ingenious, dexterous, politic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    clever

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How to use artful in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Shanahan:

    It's a very difficult situation and... we're going to have to be artful to manage this.

  2. Charles Evans:

    Unfortunately that still leaves a lot of room for guess work ... because the inflation environment right now is meager, it ends up being a very individual assessment. ... It still ends up being artful.

  3. Samuel Cooke:

    Fidelity to the public requires that the laws be as plain and explicit as possible, that the less knowing may understand, and not be ensnared by them, while the artful evade their force.

  4. Wasserman Schultz:

    The use of the term 'low blow' or 'artful smear,' both were applied to the aftermath of a substantive discussion, which the Republicans have not engaged in in any of their debates, their debates have been insult-fests, in which they've mostly engaged in personal attacks.

  5. Tim Scott:

    His rhetoric is not artful, to say the least, and at times he makes statements that I wish wasn't so divisive in that statement, but I think the need still remains. This started for us a year and a half ago or so. This is not new for us. This is not new for the nation.


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