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cunning
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Wuthering Heights
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  • He cunningly conjectured they were staying away in order to avoid hearing his protracted blessing.
  • It shows you are a cunning little fox, and nobody will put faith in you any more.’
  • 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.

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  • She came up with a cunning scheme to cheat him.
  • The worst mix — greedy, cunning, and without morals.

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