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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception.

Usage examples (35)
  • "But when their slyness is known their case is mortal," said Longarine.
  • And -- most important -- the emotion (a kind of slyness) that came to him from the "noise" in the being's brain.
  • There was just a touch of slyness in the question.
  • She laughed with a hint of cool slyness and triumph. for more
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