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    knavery

    knavery - Dictionary definition and meaning for word knavery

    Definition
    (noun) lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing
    Synonyms : dishonesty
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for knavery

knave-opposite of knight(one who fights with dignity)

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knavery sounds like slavery and slave means servant and we noe servant behaviour are always dishonest

knavery sounds like 'bravery'...but knavery means dishonesty,rascality which is the opposite to bravery.

Consider Knavery as : K+Naive Naive means guile less. Now take the prefix 'K' as negative connotation by remembering Ekta Kapur's K (Khanai ghar ghar ki etc) all having some negative "Knave" characters

kaveri(river)+'n' in between ....which provides the negative effect.

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