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art·ful

 (ärt′fəl)
adj.
1. Exhibiting art or skill: "The furniture is an artful blend of antiques and reproductions" (Michael W. Robbins).
2. Skillful in accomplishing a purpose, especially by the use of cunning or craft.
3. Artificial.

art′ful·ly adv.
art′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.artfully - in an artful mannerartfully - in an artful manner; "her foot pointed artfully toward tapering toes"
2.artfully - in a disingenuous mannerartfully - in a disingenuous manner; "disingenuously, he asked leading questions abut his opponent's work"
3.artfully - in an artful mannerartfully - in an artful manner; "he craftily arranged to be there when the decision was announced"; "had ever circumstances conspired so cunningly?"
Translations
بِمَهارَة، بِفَنِّيَّه
obratněrafinovaně
udspekuleret
kænlega
kurnazca

artfully

[ˈɑːtfəlɪ] ADV
1. (= cunningly) → con mucha maña, astutamente
2. (= skilfully) [arranged, constructed, designed] → ingeniosamente

artfully

[ˈɑːrtfʊli] adv
(= craftily) → avec ruse
(= elegantly) [arranged, constructed, posed, designed] → savammentart gallery n (large public gallery)musée m d'art; (small private gallery)galerie f de peintureart-house arthouse [ˈɑːrthaʊs] adj [film, classic] → d'art et d'essai

artfully

advraffiniert

artfully

[ˈɑːtfəlɪ] advastutamente, abilmente

art

(aːt) noun
1. painting and sculpture. I'm studying art at school; Do you like modern art?; (also adjective) an art gallery, an art college.
2. any of various creative forms of expression. painting, music, dancing, writing and the other arts.
3. an ability or skill; the (best) way of doing something. the art of conversation/war.
ˈartful adjective
clever; having a lot of skill (usually in a bad sense). an artful thief.
ˈartfully adverb
ˈartfulness noun
arts noun plural
(often with capital) languages, literature, history, as opposed to scientific subjects.
References in classic literature ?
During one of the brief calls he made, he artfully led the conversation to music, and talked away about great singers whom he had seen, fine organs he had heard, and told such charming anecdotes that Beth found it impossible to stay in her distant corner, but crept nearer and nearer, as if fascinated.
And by the time he reached the part where he so artfully blended the thirst of vengeance with the desire of gain, he had, at least, obtained a command of the deepest attention of the savage.
The huge gilt plate-glass mirror which had hung behind the bar still occupied one side of the room, but its length was artfully divided by an enormous rosette of red, white, and blue muslin--one of the surviving Fourth of July decorations of Thompson's saloon.
Aunt Jane six months later mitigated this martyrdom by making her a ruffled dimity pinafore, artfully shaped to conceal all the spots.
Thus, when the slave asks for virtuous freedom, the cunning slaveholder, knowing his ig- norance, cheats him with a dose of vicious dissi- pation, artfully labelled with the name of liberty.
Bygrave an opportunity of repairing the error that he had committed, and of artfully regaining his lost place in Noel Vanstone's estimation.
that this woman was so very artfully dressed from the time of her apprehension, that she looked much slighter than she really was; in particular, her sleeves are always remembered to have been so skilfully contrived that her arms had quite a delicate look.
Yet thus much I may be allowed to say in my own vindication, that I artfully eluded many of his questions, and gave to every point a more favourable turn, by many degrees, than the strictness of truth would allow.
So artfully can this people dissemble their sentiments that we had not been able hitherto to distinguish our real from our pretended favourers; but as soon as this Prince began to give evident tokens of his hatred, even in the lifetime of the Emperor, we saw all the courtiers and governors who had treated us with such a show of friendship declare against us, and persecute us as disturbers of the public tranquillity, who had come into Aethiopia with no other intention than to abolish the ancient laws and customs of the country, to sow divisions between father and son, and preach up a revolution.
He explained to them the property it possessed and entrusted the secret to them, telling them that now for the first time he was going to try the virtue of the enchanted head; but except Don Antonio's two friends no one else was privy to the mystery of the enchantment, and if Don Antonio had not first revealed it to them they would have been inevitably reduced to the same state of amazement as the rest, so artfully and skilfully was it contrived.
The mere silence of the Constitution in regard to civil causes, is represented as an abolition of the trial by jury, and the declamations to which it has afforded a pretext are artfully calculated to induce a persuasion that this pretended abolition is complete and universal, extending not only to every species of civil, but even to criminal causes.
Renfield artfully waited until the attendant was entering the room to inspect.