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cunning
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  • Yes, I do!’ cried Mr. Bounderby, shaking his head with obstinate cunning.
  • Her thoughtfulness baffled his cunning scrutiny.
  • He was not so honest, he was not so manly, he was not so good-humoured; he substituted cunning for their simplicity, and passion for their safe solid sense.
  • But, to see it, he must have overleaped at a bound the artificial barriers he had for many years been erecting, between himself and all those subtle essences of humanity which will elude the utmost cunning of algebra until the last trumpet ever to be sounded shall blow even algebra to wreck.

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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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