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slyly

s lahy lee

  • r  in an artful manner

  • But he's also a funny brute, slyly, sexily testing the gentility and hypocrisies by which his sister-in-law, Blanche DuBois, lives as they contend for the soul of Stella, his wife .
  • Perhaps it refers to Greek crab-fishermen, perhaps to a legend of the Battle of Salamis, when a greedy Theban, digging fruitlessly for Persian treasure, was thus slyly advised .
  • Indeed, one of the real pleasures of this movie is derived from the fact that Apatow writes his minor characters a TV host, a wardrobe mistress, a slyly envious production .
Quotes

  • Rainn Wilson in International Herald Tribune
    The break has been long enough,Wilson said. "Everyone slyly around December was like, 'Actually, this is kind of cool.' Then it was January, February, you know, so we're ready to get back."
  • Aquilino Pimentel Jr in Inquirer.net
    She has to bribe other people to implement the law. By asking [lawmakers] to contribute funds, she is slyly passing the buck to Congress for a job that belongs to her,Pimentel said.
  • Gaudencio Rosales in Manila Times
    The situation is so unfortunate. These representatives were supposed to help [farmers] but instead slyly did not grant the pleas of the farmers and the bishops,Rosales said.

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