Adjective(1) not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness(2) marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft
(1) He tried an artful variant on the same trick by announcing a stunning personnel decision on the day before Thanksgiving.(2) He goes to Bath, where Sir Walter is now established with his two elder daughters and Elizabeth's companion Mrs Clay, an artful woman with matrimonial designs on Sir Walter.(3) On the front page of the New York Times for May 15, 2004, you will find one of the most artful photographs from Iraq that I have seen yet.(4) Crisp photographs by Bill Milne capture the bright, boldly colored fabrics used for the author's artful , fun designs.(5) In any case, the idea of the soliloquy would greatly influence Browning's poetry, later characterised by its artful monologues, even if it would take years to be used to full effect.(6) In the hands of a creative photographer, an artful landscape can be made of any subject from a New England farm to an Inca ruin in Peru.(7) It's a song about several songs, and this meta aspect never sounds forced or calculated - instead, it seems artful and intuitive.(8) United and Arsenal both discovered to their cost just how artful and ruthless this double act can be.(9) In this arena, Apple may benefit from its consumer focus, artful design, and strong brand equity.(10) For all the perspective that can be gained through the artful use of analogies from prior campaigns, politics is too chaotic to be governed by rigid determinism.(11) But these artful locutions raise more questions than they answer.(12) A trademark jink and artful cross paved the way for a goal that hauled Everton back into an encounter in which they were 2-0 down.(13) To adapt, change, or develop requires incorporating the spirit and artful skills of communication into every step of a plan.(14) Such objects set in motion a powerful dynamic whereby the maker uses an artful creation to awaken the mind of the viewer - often in very playful ways.(15) But if there is anyone likely to endure in New York Democratic politics, it is this artful deal-maker.(16) It gives me hope that the American public can recognize and appreciate an artful , intelligent film if and when one is actually offered.
1. sly ::
2. skillful ::
3. disingenuous ::
1. artless ::
2. ingenuous ::
3. innocent ::
artful, artfully, artfulness
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