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Word: artful

Definition: exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice


Sentences Containing 'artful'

Along with fellow former board member Craig Mazin, Elliott runs The Artful Writer, a website aimed at professional screenwriters.
For RAI he also entered the field of publicity, like so many other well-known directors, conceiving and producing in union with Sandro Bolchi many of the Carosello film-shorts that were best known during that long unforgettable period of artful publicity.
He mentioned it in a very artful manner at council, where I was told that some of the wisest appeared, at least by their silence, to be of my opinion; but others, who were my secret enemies, could not forbear some expressions which, by a side-wind, reflected on me.
He moved to television for six programmes of the sitcom "The Artful Dodger" from 28 September to 2 November 1959.
Some more artful shall conceal their condition, and palm themselves off on young fellows for gentlewomen and great fortunes.
That, these lists could not be proved to be in the prisoner's handwriting; but that it was all the same; that, indeed, it was rather the better for the prosecution, as showing the prisoner to be artful in his precautions.
This extremely artful suggestion Mr. Barkis accompanied with a nudge of his elbow that gave me quite a stitch in my side.
Timber is the prime structural material abundantly available in many varieties in Kerala. Perhaps the skillful choice of timber, accurate joinery, artful assembly and delicate carving of wood work for columns, walls and roofs frames are the unique characteristics of Malayali architecture.

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