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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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cunning
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • 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.

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