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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; Not straightforward or candid.

Usage examples (34)
  • He was also the artful dodger in the film version of Twist.
  • The artful dodger
  • Interrogation, at its most artful, is a contest of wits.
  • If it wasn't entirely lacking in artful display, I'd say they'd aged it, to take off the new shine. for more
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