Synonyms & Antonyms : Cunning





Cunning



( Adjective )


His
cunning smile revealed his malicious intention.

Synonyms:

Crafty

Artful

Astute

Devious

Guileful

Machiavellian

Skilful

Adroit

Shrewd

Sly

Subtle

Contextual Examples:

School children had a
crafty smoke in the corridor.

Deepak is an
artful Devil.

It was an
astute move to sell the shares just then.

The main road was blocked so we came by a rater
devious route.

She succeeded by a combination of
adroit diplomacy and sheer good luck.



Antonyms:

Artless

Dull

Ethical

Frank

Honest

Ingenious

Maladroit

Contextual Examples:

There is never a
dull moment when John Lever is around.

His behavior has not been strictly
ethical.

To be perfectly
frank with you, I think your son has little chance of passing the exam.

He was
honest enough to admit that he knew nothing about the subject.




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