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cunning
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  • She governed the house cunningly and firmly, knew when to give credit, when to be stern and when to let things pass.
  • His eyes, twinkling with cunning enjoyment, glanced at every moment towards his companion’s face.

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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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