cunningly

All Adverb
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  • You make me out a sort of machine, cunningly constructed for a certain work. Cited from Ben Blair, by Will Lillibridge
  • So far away does the mother of life hide her child, and so cunningly! Cited from The Hills of Hingham, by Dallas Lore Sharp
  • "Tell me, how do you get it to wave so cunningly in front?" Cited from Torchy As A Pa, by Sewell Ford
  • The old woman smiled cunningly, but her expression soon changed to one more grave. Cited from The Marrow of Tradition, by Charles W. Chesnutt
  • It would be difficult to find another volume of poems so cunningly composed. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. VI, Ed. by Francke
  • It was so cunningly hidden that he could never have found it by looking for it. Cited from The Magic Speech Flower, by Melvin Hix
  • She cunningly lets him have your things that she may be left in peace. Cited from Analytical Studies, by Honore de Balzac
  • These guns, cunningly placed, would do terrible execution if they were allowed to work their will. Cited from Army Boys on the Firing Line, by Homer Randall
  • But he might have cunningly put that opportunity in Jack's way. Cited from The Mysterious Rider, by Zane Grey
  • Had he been thinking of her, he might have touched cunningly on her love for Italy. Cited from Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v3
  • She recalled how he had stopped at the sight of her, how cunningly he had spoken. Cited from Running Water, by A. E. W. Mason [AKA: Alfred Edward Woodley Mason]
  • His ear caught the thing and his lips shaped it so cunningly that they laughed more than ever. Cited from Bunker Bean, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Their scheme had been very cunningly laid; and, thus far, it was perfectly successful. Cited from Afloat And Ashore, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • How cunningly he has devised the whole affair in his own interest. Cited from The Amulet, by Hendrik Conscience
  • Men fashion them cunningly of iron, and feed them with stone, and give them water to drink. Cited from Brown Wolf and Other Jack London Stories, by Jack London
  • Later it becomes apparent that she is only one of several students he has cunningly seduced.
  • Those walls, no less than a hundred feet high, were cunningly loopholed for defense. Cited from The Flying Legion, by George Allan England
  • Find him she would, and that no matter how cunningly Bud had hidden him away. Cited from Cabin Fever, by B. M. Bower
  • And as I thought of it I saw more clearly how cunningly the thing had been arranged. Cited from Tales of Terror & Mystery, Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "What do you think that means, now?" he asked cunningly. Cited from The Sins of Severac Bablon, by Sax Rohmer
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Words starting with cunningly

Meaning of cunningly

  • adverb In an attractive manner
    how cunningly the olive-green dress with its underskirt of rose-brocade fitted her perfect figure