Artful and Insidious


Artful adjective - Clever at attaining one's ends by indirect and often deceptive means.

Insidious is a synonym for artful in sly topic. In some cases you can use "Insidious" instead an adjective "Artful", when it comes to topics like cunning, deceitful, wily.

Nearby Words: artless, art, artfulness, arty, artfully


Insidious adjective - Working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way.

Artful is a synonym for insidious in sly topic. You can use "Artful" instead an adjective "Insidious", if it concerns topics such as stealthy, cunning, sneaky, deceitful.

Nearby Word: insidiously
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