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canny
used in The Lords of Discipline

3 uses
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Definition
cleverness in dealing with others — especially in business
  • I battled him with all my strength and canniness about the game.
    Chapter 3.30 (51% in)
  • I developed a canny appetite for all food after that, but an allergy was a different thing.
    Chapter 2.18 (15% in)
  • Pig and I followed Mark's example instinctively and with a certain pride in the thoroughness of our roommate's canniness under pressure.
    Chapter 4.36 (62% in)

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