slyness :

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  • n  shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception

  • Thus when Frederick Edwin Smith was born at Birkenhead, on July 12, 1872, he inherited by right a wildcat's pugnacity and brawn, an old campaigner's slyness, a lawyer's bent.
  • I really like Micheal Schearer's slyness on the Southern Strategy side.
  • Furthermore, the blame could not be brushed off on the pollsters (see below), politicos and pundits, or even on the stupidity or slyness of the voters.
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  • The little foxes
    When I first encountered a den of red fox kits in April of this year, I believe that “slyness” would be the least appropriate word to describe the four tiny creatures I saw before me. I could not imagine how these rolling balls of fluff could possibly survive in such a public setting.
    June 30, 2013 - The News & Observer

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