How to use slyly in a sentence
A well-chosen image — even the most over-obvious one you can possibly think of — can slyly push us into a kind of dreamlike state, slipping past our conscious mind and burrowing down to our subconscious.Succession turns a box of doughnuts into a stealthy statement about abuse|Emily VanDerWerff|October 25, 2021|Vox
Sandground liked to tell stories that slyly doubled as publicity.Mark B. Sandground Sr., Machiavellian divorce lawyer, dies at 88|Bart Barnes|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
SDG&E slyly allows the fiction to persist that it pays the franchise fees, though at least one City Council member noted that nearly all of that money is collected from us – SDG&E’s customers.San Diego Has More Leverage in Franchise Fee Deal Than It’s Letting on|Craig D. Rose|January 6, 2021|Voice of San Diego
“The world is porous and full of holes…so you just find the cracks,” Austin says slyly.A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners|Nina Strochlic|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I like the symbolism,” Ware says slyly before reaching for a shopping cart.
He was a shy, abrupt, slyly witty, and intensely thoughtful man.
Leaving the Atocha Station A widely acclaimed debut novel with a slyly self-conscious look at a young poet just passing the time.
Slyly moving past the bushy eye-browed front clerk, I ran upstairs to my mother.
That is,' he slyly added, 'unless your father has already made a will, disinheriting you.'The Staircase At The Hearts Delight|Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)
She moves slyly among the bracken, and her exquisite scent serves to guide her unerringly as she works up wind.The Chequers|James Runciman
There was Old Slade, from over on the bluff opposite, slyly cutting a sliver of salt fish from one in the bale upon which he sat.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
Adelaide turned her quiet face, unflushed, unruffled, and neither laughed sillily nor looked slyly.
Barbara glanced at his thoughtful, strong face from under the edge of her picture-hat, which slyly she had rearranged.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White