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cunning
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition
being good at achieving goals through cleverness and trickery
  • He cunningly conjectured they were staying away in order to avoid hearing his protracted blessing.
    Chapter 9 (60% in)
  • It shows you are a cunning little fox, and nobody will put faith in you any more.'
    Chapter 18 (51% in)
  • He had the cunning to unlock and re-lock the door, without shutting it; and when he should have gone to bed, he begged to sleep with Hareton, and his petition was granted for once.
    Chapter 28 (96% in)

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