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Synonyms for canny

Synonyms for canny

having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters

careful in the use of material resources

Synonyms for canny

showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others

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On top of that, Michael Clarke is a far cannier captain than Ricky Ponting was and he has worked out Cook and Jonathan Trott so they don't look like the run machines they were on the last Ashes tour.
As she becomes cannier and more confident at governing, however, she loses her grip on a crumbling family--a daughter afflicted by anxiety attacks, a small son who wets his bed, a husband forced to pass up a once-in-a-lifetime job offer because his wife is running a country.
The three picks below indicate that the further you move from the current fashion template the cannier a buyer you are.
Cannier than their predecessors, you will see no such thing from the Coalition.
But the bottom line is that Scott was beaten to the pole by a cannier, savvier adversary in Amundsen.
"They are cannier than men at making a lifetime choice," he stated.
Beyond their free-to-air networks, each controls a mini-empire of companies that includes satcaster Sky plus interests in Cablevision de Mexico and Cablemas for Azcariaga, while Salinas-Pliego owns mobile cannier Iusacell.
The Israelis also have a suspicion that parties like Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood have not necessarily become weaker but its leaders are playing a cannier game by allying themselves with secular groups.
So it was that in a game which reduces so absorbingly by statistical cross-section, Jimmie Reese was the sum of a cannier, more elemental understanding of the game and its players.
What lies ahead may be challenging, but historically that's businesses become more creative, consumers cannier and economies resilient.
Government and healthcare advisors are encouraging us all to control our weight and keep fit and cannier consumers, in ever-greater numbers, are reaching for sugar-free options to quench their thirst.
He is brilliant enough to do so and this is his time of year, but he's best on difficult courses and some of the flashier youngsters and cannier oldsters are likely to outscore him this week.