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cunning
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Dune
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  • Why, Piter, where could I find another Mentat with your cunning and venom?
  • For when youth and beauty have gone, she will find that the place-between, once occupied by tension, has become a wellspring of cunning and resourcefulness.
  • "A man of devilish cunning, my Lord," Hawat said.
  • He felt a soft breeze from an air duct, saw the outlet cunningly hidden in a pattern of hangings directly ahead of him.
  • I am here to walk the sand, to lure a maker and mount him by my own cunning that I may be a Fremen entire.
  • And they were so devilishly cunning of late.
  • It annoyed Gurney, the cunning and adroitness in battle of these natives.
  • "They held back knives concealed in cunning pockets within their stillsuits," the lieutenant said.
  • If it’s a flip-dart, Paul thought, it’s a cunning one.
  • At the apex of their sway over the affairs of the Universe, their swordsmanship was said to match that of the Ginaz tenth level and their cunning abilities at in-fighting were reputed to approach those of a Bene Gesserit adept.

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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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