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Definitionbeing 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)
There are no more uses of "cunning" in Wuthering Heights.
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