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cunning
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The Aeneid
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  • This news my scouts confirm, and I prepare To foil his cunning, and his force to dare; With chosen foot his passage to forelay, And place an ambush in the winding way.
  • The youth, who thought his cunning did succeed, Reins round his horse, and urges all his speed; Adds the remembrance of the spur, and hides The goring rowels in his bleeding sides.

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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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