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“I think this is a really clever Machiavellian ploy that I hope doesn’t work,” said David Heinemeier Hansson, co-founder of the email service Basecamp, which offers an iPhone app.Apple cuts some App Store fees, but critics call it a ploy to avoid regulation|Reed Albergotti|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
The star audiences fell in love with was the product of clever producers and marketing.Why Britney Spears’s fans are convinced she’s being held captive|Constance Grady|November 11, 2020|Vox
An actual gift that showed some thought for your friend’s interests would be ever so much cleverer.Miss Manners: Does an online dating request deserve a reply to decline?|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Theorists raced to devise clever theories to explain the bizarre pulsar and what happened to it.
Streaming sites once devoted to quirky dances and video games, like the explosively popular short-video app TikTok and the live-streaming gaming site Twitch, now overflow with clever creators offering engaging riffs on current events.How viral videos helped blast voting lies across the Web|Drew Harwell|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
So he runs off for freedom and is done in by his own cleverness.The Shocking ‘Fargo’ Finale: Creator Noah Hawley Breaks Down the Epic Bloodbath|Kevin Fallon|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They masquerade as intellectual contests, but are really just showcases for rhetorical cleverness and public charisma.
The more important smell test is one of tone: that cocktail of cleverness, warmth, and mania that marked the Henson years.Bad Jokes and Silent Kids: How You Know Something Is Very Wrong With Muppets Most Wanted|Brandy Zadrozny|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this one was made with more care than usual, and a lot more cleverness.Seriously, ‘Die Hard’ Was a Novel Before It Was a Movie and a Good One|Malcolm Jones|December 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My “clever” idea left without the need for cleverness in the writing; I even included a reunion ending.
With the shrewd cleverness that scarcely ever deserted her, she had forced her temper into the service of deception.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Now we present the unique spectacle of a city packed to the brim with cleverness and always ready for more.
And you have quite a distinguished collection of real ancestors, and intellect instead of mere cleverness.
Ordinary narrative poems with no satiric intent were decked in Hudibrastic couplets for the sake of a superficial cleverness.Aesop Dress'd|Bernard Mandeville
The theory was perfect, but in practice Mr. Squirrel displayed more cleverness than he had been given credit for.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson