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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

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    clever

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