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  • To a certain point he was; while he was only artful on others. Cited from The Sea Lions, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • He was therefore an artful old fox, and one very difficult to run down. Cited from Wanderings by Southern Waters, Eastern Aquitaine, Edward Harrison Barker
  • It seems to me that she has been so artful throughout. Cited from The Belton Estate, Anthony Trollope
  • Some men's very artful, as you'll find out some day. Cited from Cutlass and Cudgel, by George Manville Fenn
  • How should she know, particularly if that artful monkey did not want her to? Cited from Winding Paths, by Gertrude Page
  • You artful, you beautiful woman, indeed you have me again! Cited from Early Plays, by Henrik Ibsen (Tr.: Orbeck)
  • He then made some artful observations on the origin of the attack made upon him. Cited from Account of Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha, by John Niles Hubbard
  • At times her approach to the character seems more athletic than artful.
  • For an artful man has always a secret design to pay himself in future for every present sacrifice. Cited from Essays on Various Subjects, by Hannah More
  • Because he would get no profit; for, upon my faith, we are both artful ones. Cited from The Captiva and The Mostellaria, by Plautus
  • Do you suppose we can't see through your little game, you artful little schemer? Cited from Roger Ingleton, Minor, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • The artful young maiden no sooner heard this than she opened her door. Cited from Sidonia The Sorceress V1, by William Mienhold
  • She is either the most artful, or the most noble of women. Cited from The History of Emily Montague, by Frances Brooke
  • And if sense do work: who is a more artful worker than she of those things that are? Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book of Wisdom Book 25
  • For these two artful women he sacrificed the true happiness of his home. Cited from The Prose Marmion, by Sara D. Jenkins
  • Have you no deep-laid, artful project in hand? Cited from Varney the Vampire, by Thomas Preskett Prest
  • There's none too artful, quick, or strong For her to make secure! Cited from The Youth's Coronal, by Hannah Flagg Gould
  • So these two artful young "naturalists" had it their own way after all. Cited from The Master of the Shell, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • As if you didn't set out to catch him, you little artful brown-faced monkey! Cited from Greatheart, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Clearly a hallucination, however artful, and well got up, could do no such thing. Cited from Cock Lane and Common-Sense, by Andrew Lang
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Words starting with artful

Meaning of artful

  • adjective Marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft
    the artful dodger, an artful choice of metaphors