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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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wily
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • So wily was he that he had not trusted himself upon foot, but he had availed himself of a cab so that he could loiter behind or dash past them and so escape their notice.
  • Even now we have no clear case against this very wily man.

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  • Yes, Amy is using a Madness song to give me a clue to my own freedom, if only I can decipher their wily, ska-infused codes.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • But Zia turned out to be a very wily man.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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