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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adv. - With foresight.

Usage examples (37)
  • It went "cannily" forward, and knew how "to take occasion by the hand," and how to choose its friends.
  • Her interlocutor writhed, but cannily forbore argument.
  • Sarkozy cannily managed to thin the left's uppermost ranks.
  • She cannily used her secular apotheosis to expand her work. for more
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