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Overview of noun cunning

The noun cunning has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness

(shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception)

2. cunning

(crafty artfulness (especially in deception))


Overview of adj cunning

The adj cunning has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. cunning, cute

(attractive especially by means of smallness or prettiness or quaintness; "a cute kid with pigtails"; "a cute little apartment"; "cunning kittens"; "a cunning baby")

2. crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily

(marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney")

3. clever, cunning, ingenious

(showing inventiveness and skill; "a clever gadget"; "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"; "an ingenious solution to the problem")

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