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What is another word for sly?

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Adjective
Having or showing a cunning and deceitful nature
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“Ray was oblivious to my cunning and sly plan, and I kept it that way.”
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Mischievous or roguish in nature
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“Stan nodded conspiratorially, a sly grin creeping over his face.”
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Furtive or surreptitious in nature
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“Gabriel took a sly step toward the First Lady, and she dipped her head for the benefit of the gathered reporters.”
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Able to deal with people or situations in a tactful or canny manner
“He is largely unchanged, still sycophantic and sly in his dealings with both writers and masters, and still capable of uncovering veiled allusions to the rulers of the day in the works submitted for his scrutiny.”
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Given to larceny, tending to thievery
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(of a joke or sense of humour) Subtle and expressed in a matter-of-fact way
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Showing or suggesting that one has knowledge or awareness of something
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Having an inclination to secrecy
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Relating to crime
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Showing or having skill, especially with the hands
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Depicting or referring to lewd matters in a way that is unacceptable in polite society
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Engaging in childish misbehavior
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