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cunning
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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cunning
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • Our peasants are hard and cunning when they bargain.
  • …gets up as big as a bug in the family way; Haie Westhus, of the same age, a peat-digger, who can easily hold a ration-loaf in his hand and say: Guess what I’ve got in my fist; then Detering, a peasant, who thinks of nothing but his farm-yard and his wife; and finally Stanislaus Katczinsky, the leader of our group, shrewd, cunning, and hard-bitten, forty years of age, with a face of the soil, blue eyes, bent shoulders, and a remarkable nose for dirty weather, good food, and soft jobs.
  • His sharp, mousy features began to shine, his eyes grew small with cunning, his jaws twitched, and he whispered hoarsely: "Man! then you’ve got bread for one hundred and fifty men too, eh?

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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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