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  • n. Skill in deception, slyness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Dexterity in devising and effecting a purpose; cunning; artifice; stratagem.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or character of being crafty; artfulness; dexterity in devising and effecting a purpose; cunning; artifice; stratagem.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
  • n. the quality of being crafty

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