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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an artful manner.

Usage examples (8)
  • Seleukos had answered him in monosyllables; Peithon had looked foxily under his reddish brows and down his pointed nose, saying this or that, but none of what he...
  • As he was speaking Anicetus foxily let fall a dagger between his legs.
  • He rubbed his eyes with his fingers a moment and then grinned foxily: "Ain't that enough?"
  • Jill St John is a feisty, foxily feline Tiffany Case, invoking the chutzpah of the character from the novel. for more
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