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 for crafty
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crafty \Craft"y\ (kr?ft"?), a. [AS. cr[ae]ftig.]
     1. Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill;
        dexterous. [Obs.] "Crafty work." --Piers Plowman.
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     2. Possessing dexterity; skilled; skillful.
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              A noble crafty man of trees.          --Wyclif.
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     3. Skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft;
        cunning; wily. "A pair of crafty knaves." --Shak.
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              With anxious care and crafty wiles.   --J. Baillie.
  
     Syn: Skillful; dexterous; cunning; artful; wily; sly;
          fraudulent; deceitful; subtle; shrewd. See Cunning.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  crafty
      adj 1: marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for
             wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a
             slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a
             wily old attorney" [syn: crafty, cunning, dodgy,
             foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy,
             tricky, wily]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "crafty":
     Byzantine, Machiavellian, Machiavellic, acute, adroit,
     ambidextrous, arch, artful, astute, cagey, calculating, canny,
     chiseling, clever, collusive, covinous, crooked, cunning, cute,
     deceitful, deep, deep-laid, designing, devious, diplomatic,
     dishonest, disingenuous, double, double-dealing, double-faced,
     double-minded, double-tongued, doublehearted, duplicitous,
     faithless, false, false-principled, falsehearted, fawning, feline,
     finagling, forsworn, foxy, fraudulent, furtive, guileful, indirect,
     ingenious, insidious, insincere, inventive, keen, knowing, pawky,
     perfidious, perjured, plotting, politic, ready, resourceful,
     scheming, serpentine, sharp, shifty, shrewd, slick, slippery, sly,
     smooth, snaky, sneaky, sophistical, stealthy, strategic, subtile,
     subtle, supple, surreptitious, tactical, tidy, treacherous,
     trickish, tricksy, tricky, two-faced, uncandid, underhand,
     underhanded, unfrank, unsincere, untruthful, vulpine, wary, wily
  
  

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