Craftiness in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Craftiness

Skill in deception, slyness

Short Example Sentences for Craftiness

  • 1. A gleam of the old craftiness shone in his eyes. 🔊
  • 2. Jesus perceived their craftiness and said, Why test me? 🔊
  • 3. There is craftiness in a woods fire when it is seeking to establish itself. 🔊
  • 4. The murderers, or rather parricides, with great craftiness went to prayers. 🔊
  • 5. A certain craftiness appeared in Cyrus's face. 🔊

How to use Craftiness in Sentences?

  • 1. Even these were an insufficient protection against the craftiness of mine enemy! 🔊
  • 2. These are they who are honourable men of the earth, who were blinded by the craftiness of men. 🔊
  • 3. She will smile at you and lie to you with the virginal sweetness of sixteen as cleverly as with the wrinkled craftiness of sixty. 🔊
  • 4. There was nothing very peremptory in its appearance, but its designer was sufficiently impressed by the craftiness it contained. 🔊
  • 5. She shrank from him with such a look of revulsion that the rage in his breast flamed up again, and his craftiness for the moment failed. 🔊
  • 6. I have lived all my days amid the craftiness of women, and my lord also knows somewhat of their strange tricks, which bring ruin to the carnal. 🔊
  • 7. Judge, you thought there was a passage between Scylla and Charybdis which your craftiness might overcome. 🔊
  • 8. Had she not so far discovered a certain craftiness in the character of the Two Diamond stray-man that would indicate subtlety of thought? 🔊
  • 9. That part of his scheme had been blocked by the craftiness of Juarez, but the Captain might make good where his spy had failed. 🔊
  • 10. That he possessed the craftiness of his race in a superlative degree, and that he used this to baffle his opponents on the field of battle, cannot be denied. 🔊