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Definition of Cunning
Sly; crafty; clever in surreptitious behaviour. | (obsolete) Skillful, artful. | (obsolete) Wrought with, or exhibiting, skill or ingenuity; ingenious.
How to use Cunning in a Sentence?
And then the
stroke of implying that her sister was not indisposed to listen to me.
The tyrannous devices which their
had invented were executed with brazen impudence.
An attempt to find this nest showed the
displayed by these clumsy creatures.
How deftly do
priests manipulate every means at their command to increase their power!
He was a tall,
mountaineer, and his face showed that he was both
He glanced sharply at the warrior, who was looking at his chief with an alert,
And when in earnest you are moved to speak, Then is it needful
words to seek?
I to my neighbor shall not reach thee now, Nor on thy rich device shall I my
His brute force and superior
combined with his evil reputation held them in complete subjection.
I do not know what impulse of prudence induced me to enter into the
employer had marked out for me.
Romney was his private preserve, and the painter submitted to the ring-fence that his
friend built about him.
And then the swift thought came to her that the wretch meant to slake his thirst for revenge and trust to his
to avoid the penalty for it.
The coarse features wore a look of
satisfaction as he came and drummed on the pane, requesting admission.
That girl is stupid after all, though she has got a certain amount of low
which no doubt is very useful at times.
If you have ever paid any attention to the habits of animals, you will know that donkeys are remarkably
in opening gates.
Is the lock on the gate of heaven a common padlock, or like the
contrivances which are nowadays employed in safety vaults?
Neither did I trouble myself about the extraordinary marks of favor with which the
creature began to annoy me.
Once or twice she was persuaded by her
aunt to accompany Shane along the northern coast in the yacht.
Even the shop which he had furnished and laid out with such loving care, seemed a
trap to devour his precious sovereigns week by week.
But it was the way of the Jago that its mean
saw a mystery and a terror where simple intelligence saw there was none.
Short Example Sentence for Cunning
Herein was the
of the smugglers.
Spirit of a
He is more
than you can imagine.
laugh interrupted him.
But here is where the
of the invention comes in.
insane light was in his eyes.
magpie is looking into a bone.
Fury everywhere raged and the cowardly
Wert thou a selfish,
We must leave its analysis to wiser and more
But he possessed the
of a lion, and the
of a fox.
They tell me to use gentler expressions, and more
But Bruno had become as
as a fox in keeping out of danger.
When their eyes met, he knew that maybe Allen had designed a
I was thinking of The
rogueries of that slave, Syrus.
I swear, I always thought That you had been a shrewd, sharp,
Isn't this a
little guest chamber nested in the trees?
Presently he looked up with his
smile at Gray's dark face.
hand of the surgeon ran over Abbott's body.
Mr. Gibney smiled--an arch,
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