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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Skill in deception, slyness

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

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

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