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cunning

adjective  us   /ˈkʌn·ɪŋ/
skillful in planning and ready to deceive people in order to get what you want: a cunning scheme
cunning
noun [U]  us   /ˈkʌn·ɪŋ/
They made their way safely back through enemy territory by stealth and cunning.
Translations of “cunning”
in Arabic مُحْتال…
in Korean 교활한…
in Malaysian bijak…
in French rusé, astucieux…
in Turkish şeytan, kurnaz, hinoğlu hin…
in Italian furbo, astuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聰明的, 狡猾的,狡詐的…
in Russian хитрый, коварный…
in Polish przebiegły…
in Vietnamese xảo quyệt, khéo léo…
in Spanish astuto, ingenioso…
in Portuguese astuto, engenhoso…
in Thai เจ้าเล่ห์, ฉลาด…
in German listig, klug…
in Catalan astut…
in Japanese ずるい…
in Indonesian licik, pintar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聪明的, 狡猾的,狡诈的…
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