artful, collusive, hard, designing, cute, cagey, ability, conniving, guileful, honest, means, attitude, dodgy, calculative, calculating, beguiling, shrewd.
planning (part of speech: verb)
intending (part of speech: verb)
untruthful (part of speech: adjective)
venturing (part of speech: verb)
cunning (part of speech: adjective)
ordering (part of speech: verb)
calculating (part of speech: verb)
No matter how many were employed, no matter how vast a proportion of the danger and scheming
had been borne by the leader, he took no more than two shares.
- "Way of the Lawless", Max Brand.
But this woman is a nasty, low, scheming,
ill- conducted, dishonest little wretch; and if you make her your wife you'll be miserable all your life.
- "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
But, say- you haven't quit your scheming
for a single minute, Blount!
- "The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush", Francis Lynde.