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marked by skill in deception

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While Musbah-Yazdi is known as "temsah" (crocodile), the craftier Rafsanjani is called a "shark" and a typical "Persian businessman".
E Lebanese traders are perhaps craftier than others in sourcing products informally from abroad.
It's not always fulsome praise for wildlife, however: Lister-Kaye describes the year-round struggle of guarding his family's henhouse against foxes and the craftier, weasellike pine martens.
And over time, dishonest insiders and vendors have created newer and craftier methods of stealing from organizations by exploiting control weaknesses in the Accounts Payable process function.
While mere's a concerted push by all levels of government to attract advanced manufacturing, the smaller, craftier makers shouldn't be ignored.
Cyber security is a constant battle as companies become more security-conscious and hackers get craftier.
And rather than peddle the priceless portrait, the thieves had a craftier plan.
Until 2010, that is, when teams started getting craftier and sending out coded messages.
Summary: In the end, copyright law may prove to be a craftier enemy than James Moriarty.
Lukas was craftier than most like him, but at the end of the day we had managed--probably with a lot of luck thrown into the bargain--to take another couple of dealers out of the loop.
Things will be faster, more advanced, and craftier than they have in the past -- and that's why Metro is good for power users.
There is no craftier or perceptive cricketer in world cricket at the moment than the burly South African.
It's a looser, craftier package that will give us higher shelf impact.
When he succeeded [the late] Imam Khomeini [in June 1989] he became a craftier merchant, but this time a seller of expensive [Persian] carpets, always raising his price when the potential foreign buyer appeared to be interested, with a degree of belligerency at the beginning [of negotiations], only to come down just as the deal appeared to be on the verge of collapse".
gulls use a craftier approach, skimming very low, just above the mud