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cunning
used in Jane Eyre

3 uses
  • One never knows what she has, sir: she is so cunning: it is not in mortal discretion to fathom her craft.
    Chapter 26 (65% in)
  • The lunatic is both cunning and malignant; she has never failed to take advantage of her guardian's temporary lapses; once to secrete the knife with which she stabbed her brother, and twice to possess herself of the key of her cell, and issue therefrom in the night-time.
    Chapter 27 (51% in)
  • It is excusable, for she had a hard life of it: but still it was dangerous; for when Mrs. Poole was fast asleep after the gin and water, the mad lady, who was as cunning as a witch, would take the keys out of her pocket, let herself out of her chamber, and go roaming about the house, doing any wild mischief that came into her head.
    Chapter 36 (76% in)

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