craftily

All Adverb
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  • Than he craftily looked all about to make sure that no one was watching him. Cited from Blacky the Crow, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • "Do you like to walk out of doors in the rain?" she asked craftily. Cited from Mary Jane: Her Book, by Clara Ingram Judson
  • However, he kept his head, and steered his new ship craftily and carefully. Cited from Follow My leader, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • I alone knew who he was, and questioned him, but he answered craftily. Cited from The Story Of The Odyssey, by Alfred J. Church
  • "I suppose some of the young girls go to the Circle?" she said craftily. Cited from Chronicles of Avonlea, by Lucy Maud Montgomery #6]
  • I craftily obtained his own views, and suggested a slight increase. Cited from Sweetapple Cove, by George van Schaick
  • Then he glanced craftily at the door of the room, and at himself in the looking-glass. Cited from Lin McLean, by Owen Wister
  • Then he thrust it, craftily, into the other man's hand. Cited from Phantom Wires, by Arthur Stringer
  • Among her neighbours was a busybody who craftily found out how the old woman had so suddenly become rich. Cited from Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know, by Various
  • This had to be done most craftily, for we never knew where were the spying eyes. Cited from In the Claws of the German Eagle, by Albert Rhys Williams
  • "Does she live a very long way off?" asks the wolf craftily. Cited from English Fairy Tales, by Flora Annie Steel
  • Presently the hard lines of his lips disappeared and he smiled craftily. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • He moved cautiously, craftily, he had set his heart on winning. Cited from Little Miss By-The-Day, by Lucille Van Slyke
  • On this occasion she asked me very craftily when grandfather expected to begin planting corn. Cited from My Antonia, by Willa Sibert Cather
  • There was a dead silence as eight eyes were craftily fixed on us, sizing us up. Cited from The Poisoned Pen by, Arthur B. Reeve
  • But she was, notwithstanding, reading closely and craftily my father's face. Cited from Uncle Silas, by J. S. LeFanu
  • "If it were craftily done we should not be discovered." Cited from The Sea-Hawk, by Rafael Sabatini
  • That should give her pause, he thought, craftily pleased with himself. Cited from The Tyranny of Weakness, by Charles Neville Buck
  • And on that she departed, craftily, leaving her suggestion to prey upon his mind. Cited from Historical Nights' Entertainment, V1, by Sabatini
  • Where's he that craftily hath said The day of chivalry is dead? Cited from Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature & Science, Vol. 15, No. 90
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Meaning of craftily

  • adverb In an artful manner
    he craftily arranged to be there when the decision was announced, had ever circumstances conspired so cunningly?