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cunning
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Twelfth Night
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  • his false cunning
  • She loves me, sure: the cunning of her passion Invites me in this churlish messenger.
  • ’tis beauty truly blent, whose red and white Nature’s own sweet and cunning hand laid on: Lady, you are the cruel’st she alive, If you will lead these graces to the grave, And leave the world no copy.
  • Give me leave, beseech you: I did send, After the last enchantment you did here, A ring in chase of you; so did I abuse Myself, my servant, and, I fear me, you: Under your hard construction must I sit; To force that on you, in a shameful cunning, Which you knew none of yours.
  • Plague on’t; an I thought he had been valiant, and so cunning in fence, I’d have seen him damned ere I’d have challenged him.

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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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