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It is in this context of juvenile cunningness that the abrupt swerves from astuteness to simplemindedness in Jack's character arc as a boy criminal can be understood.
Thus, although resistance is the time for the Africans to put into praxis the skills of cunningness and shrewdness (misuse of the notion of violence) learnt and envied during colonization, for Kaulemu, resistance is an issue which is dangerous, subtle and ambivalent.
Therefore, the FC opted to reduce the LR requirement to facilitate compliance with the law, even if this meant renouncing the environmental benefits offered by its complete restoration (GARCIA et al., 2013) and contributing to the "culture of cunningness" by devaluing the property owners who had respected the relevant legal requirements (BRANCALION et al., 2016).
She is scorned for her cunningness and disruptive means of obtaining tickets to performances.
(46) Original, or 'Naturall', power is that which is inherent to the individual, such as strength of body, alacrity of mind, cunningness and so forth.
to play tricks, to make show of cunningness and deceit [...].
2) In the opinion of NDU students, typical modus operandi of pirates is characterized by: cunningness, aggressiveness, ruthlessness, speed, mobility, deceit, acting in a group, using the occasion, attacking the weak, feeding on foreigners, getting richer at the expense of others, concealed activities.
By your cunningness and that of Mavai Senathirajah's, both of you succeeded not in removing me from the Presidentship of the TULF but apart from ruining a Democratic Party the TULF, you have succeeded in having me and my team completely defeated at the elections.
It breeds equally tough, brutal people, who pride themselves on their cunningness and their ability to survive in the jungle-like suburbs of the city.
ka lonya le ka dikgoka (with wickedness (1/) cunningness (2) and with force (1/) control (2));
Members of the group said the picture was "insulting" to them and damaged their reputations because a fox indicates "cunningness and deception".
People misunderstand Scotland if they think that the Highlands had a monopoly of lawlessness; the Highlanders could teach the Borderers nothing when it came to fierceness and cunningness. If you want to understand why relations between England and Scotland have not always been easy, then Goring's superb novel will help.