Definitions

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  • adv. In a scheming manner; deviously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By scheming or contriving.

Etymologies

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scheming +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Whenever his administration is alluded to in Parliament a shudder runs through the House ... at the very thought that one so sordid, so interested, so schemingly selfish, should have attained to the position of Prime Minister, and have commanded a following.

    The Life and Romances of Mrs Eliza Haywood

  • They know that many things, but especially an artfully and schemingly managed institution like the

    The Letters of Charles Dickens Vol. 2 (of 3), 1857-1870

  • "I am schemingly ambitious, but I am not utterly treacherous!" he objects indignantly.

    The Guardian World News

  • All of which is true, but leaves out the chief charge frequently levelled against Morgan, which is that he is utterly treacherous and so schemingly ambitious he would sell his own grandmother's secrets if he thought they might further his career.

    The Guardian World News

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