Machiavellian and Sly


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Machiavellian adjective – Not guided by or showing a concern for what is right.
Sly is a synonym for Machiavellian in scheming topic. In some cases you can use "Sly" instead an adjective "Machiavellian", when it comes to topics like cunning, devious, shrewd.
Nearby Word: Machiavellianism
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Sly adjective – Clever at attaining one's ends by indirect and often deceptive means.
Usage example: the movie pairs a sly, dissembling ex-con with an upstanding, straight-arrow cop

Machiavellian is a synonym for sly in cunning topic. You can use "Machiavellian" instead an adjective "Sly", if it concerns topics such as manipulative.
Nearby Words: slyness, slyly
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Things that words describes

tactics Machiavellian tactics sly tactics
ingenuity Machiavellian ingenuity sly ingenuity
manipulator Machiavellian manipulator sly manipulator
bunny Machiavellian bunny sly bunny
Other nouns: shark.
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