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skuhl duh guh ree

  • n  verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way

  • Without charging any skulduggery (Posner told PTI they "may in fact be coincidences"), the author notes that these deaths occurred after CIA officials passed along Zubaydahs .
  • Its weight made the shabby machinations and underhanded skulduggery that had preceded it seem inconsequential.
  • But by calling in the police, Burgess had wittingly or not fired the imaginations of people around the world who suspect royal skulduggery.
News & Articles

  • Looks at new Irish books
    “The Faceless Ones” is the third book in Derek Landy’s immensely popular “Skulduggery Pleasant” series. Aimed squarely at young people, the mercurial Dublin based author has gone the J.K. Rowling route and crafted a book that will appeal to all comers.
    June 28, 2013 - Irish Central

  • Tony Blair in Financial Times
    Then, gathering up his papers, Mr Blair said: "And if it is on occasions the place of low skulduggery, it is more often the place for the pursuit of noble causes - and I wish everyone, friend or foe, well. And that's that. The end."
  • Chris Huhne in The Guardian
    The Lib Dems' home affairs spokesman, Chris Huhne, said: "Coulson is in this up to his neck and it is shocking that Cameron continues to employ someone with his history of presiding over skulduggery. It was always an astonishing lapse of judgment to...

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