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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an artful manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • He employed the term slyly, knowing his somewhat puritanical publisher would not recognize it.
  • Sometimes the titles slyly reflected this double nature.
  • Those words had become with her a phrase slyly to play upon.
  • He spake the old phrase slyly as, glancing round his train, for more
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