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cunning
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Babbitt
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  • Facing them, on two movable leather chairs, were Paul and a lanky, old-fashioned man, very cunning, with wrinkles bracketing his mouth.
  • He towed her about the room, bumping into other couples, into the radiator, into chair-legs cunningly ambushed.

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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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