You perceive the devilish cunning of it, for really it would be almost impossible to make a case against the real murderer.
The cunning rascal!
The light beneath him was reflected in his small, cunning eyes which peered fiercely to right and left through the darkness, like a crafty and savage animal who has heard the steps of the hunters.
But, by heavens, cunning as he is, the fellow shall be in my power before another day is past!
The fellow is wary and cunning to the last degree.
There’s the devilish cunning of it!
"A cunning preparation of it," said Holmes, sniffing at the dead animal.
It was a cunning device, for, apart from the chance of driving your victim to his death, what peasant would venture to inquire too closely into such a creature should he get sight of it, as many have done, upon the moor?
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She came up with a cunning scheme to cheat him.
The worst mix — greedy, cunning, and without morals.