cunning

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shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception

crafty artfulness (especially in deception)

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attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness

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marked by skill in deception

showing inventiveness and skill

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Although Black (1993) classes Wylie as a diminutive of William, other scholars give evidence that it could also refer to cunningness.
As an alternative to common stereotypes of vulnerability and cunningness, I wanted to provide an image of human complexity.
The cunningness of this attack was beautiful in its simplicity.
People are more susceptible to the politics of fear and cunningness of leaders when ignorant of important economic issues
AMSTERDAM -- Fans of classic board game Stratego can now revel in their battlefield cunningness as Keesing Games brings the game into the digital era with today's launch of Stratego as a free-to-play online game and paid mobile app for iPad.
Not only for the awesome strength they have built up over the time, but no lesser for the unbeatable cunningness they have acquired for political expediencies and power games.
The Nixon administration tried this with North Vietnam and China, and claimed it might use nuclear weapons, but Richard Nixon (nicknamed Tricky Dicky) was known for his cunningness.
I've watched a lot of war movies, so feel I understand Cemento's strategies and cunningness.
Time and again, seers and thinkers did realise the folly of cunningness and warned people urging them to follow ethics.