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cunning
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The Two Towers
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  • Gollum certainly had that cunning, and needed all of it.
  • They ran, and they ran, striving to keep up the pace set by the Orcs, licked every now and again with a cruel thong cunningly handled.
  • It is ill dealing with such a foe: he is a wizard both cunning and dwimmer-crafty, having many guises.
  • He is bold and cunning.
  • Swords you do not need, but there are helms and coats of mail of cunning work, gifts to my fathers out of Gondor.
  • Dwarves are said to be cunning folk with stone.
  • Among these a cunning eye and foot could thread a wandering path.
  • And where are they going in these cold hard lands, we wonders, yes we wonders? ’ He looked up at them, and a faint light of cunning and eagerness flickered for a second in his pale blinking eyes.
  • This was Orthanc, the citadel of Saruman, the name of which had (by design or chance) a twofold meaning; for in the Elvish speech orthanc signifies Mount Fang, but in the language of the Mark of old the Cunning Mind.
  • Figures stood there at its head, carven with cunning in forms human and bestial, but all corrupt and loathsome.
  • It was probably only meant to be a stop against the intrusion of Shelob, fastened on the inside with some latch or bolt beyond the reach of her cunning.
  • Then we’ll pay everyone back! ’ So he thought in an inner chamber of his cunning, which he still hoped to hide from her, even when he had come to her again and had bowed low before her while his companions slept.
  • Frodo felt a strange certainty that in this matter Gollum was for once not so far from the truth as might be suspected; that he had somehow found a way out of Mordor, and at least believed that it was by his own cunning.

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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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