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“Ben, who was as cunning and seductive as Diane, really wooed Diane,” says an insider.Katie Couric on Diane Sawyer: 'I Wonder Who She Blew This Time'|Lloyd Grove|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cersei is cunning, focused, and power-hungry—not unlike her father and brothers.The Abused Wives of Westeros: A Song of Feminism in ‘Game of Thrones’|Amy Zimmerman|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Daniel Day-Lewis is splendid as Lincoln, and Sally Field almost as good as the cunning, half-mad Mary.Making Lincoln Sexy: Jerome Charyn’s Fictional President|Tom LeClair|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Children are not idealized: they are resourceful but prickly, cunning but confused.Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’: An Anime Icon Bows Out|Andrew Romano|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps this isn't a cunning strategy, but the failure to form one.
The remote ancestors of the fox or of the crow were doubtless less shrewd and cunning than the crows and the foxes of to-day.Ways of Nature|John Burroughs
And the cunning one made money and became rich—very rich—so rich that he thought himself far too good for the village.Old Peter's Russian Tales|Arthur Ransome
The cunning of his nature rose uppermost; he spoke to her low and earnestly.Norston's Rest|Ann S. Stephens
As it is, the two symbols are welded together not without strength and cunning of hand.William Blake|Algernon Charles Swinburne
The box was again locked and lowered; and presently the spider returned to find that his cunning trap had been totally destroyed.The Million Dollar Mystery|Harold MacGrath