trickiness


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the quality of being a slippery rascal

the quality of requiring skill or caution

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The vacunao becomes a sign of competition and seduction, trickiness, and playfulness.
I think there has been a push for them to do that, to get [conservative FBOS] away on principle from the trickiness of prevention, i.
Adding to the trickiness, markets have segmented into microcosms--some successful and others, for no particular reason, not.
The linguistic mapping of Halley's growth to maturity is as over-determined as the rest of the narrative mapping, beginning when Halley as a young child first learns from her mother about the trickiness of language, which on occasion becomes "a delicious, shared joke" (9) between them.
Another reason, doubtless, has to do with the doctrinal trickiness of the subject: mortalism presents itself in distinguishable strands, but it is often a fine scantling that separates one strand from another, and there may be difficulties in determining whether a given mortalist voice utters on behalf of the soul's "sleep" or the soul's "death.
Despite its trickiness and compositional finesse, Baborak masters it with pleasure and gusto.
He has enough theoretical trickiness, enough metatextual reference, to be accredited as a postmodernist on the one hand, and enough regular-guyness to appeal to the poetry reader-in-the-street.
The popular sex manual Aristotle's Master-Piece, first published in 1690 although widely available throughout the eighteenth and into the nineteenth century, contained a section on the trickiness of determining defloration, and a warning therefore to suspicious husbands not to jump to conclusions about their brides: "many inquisitive and yet ignorant persons, finding their wives defective herein the first Night of their Marriage, have thereupon suspected their Chastity, concluding another had been there before 'em.
The trickiness here is that if the competitors are not comparables because, for example, they are more vertically integrated, it may be hard to show the pertinent relationship.
Trickiness caught out Papac, who was booked for fouling the winger.
Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the number and names of the locations where the company's gift cards are available, the trickiness of shopping for loved ones, the number of products on the company's site and the percentage of discounts for those products.
inherent trickiness of tradition as an interpretive source, as judges
6) Because of its potential to profoundly affect litigation and the trickiness of complying with the letter of the rule, (7) SCR 216 has been called a "trap for the unwary" that punishes technical non-compliance without necessarily fulfilling the underlying goal of expediting the resolution of litigation on the merits.
I was lucky that my daemon is a snow leopard," laughs Daniel Craig, responding to the trickiness of interacting with a void - later to be replaced by a computer-generated image.
It also means discarding trickiness, cleverness, and chest-thumping.