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The doctor was called, and cannily solved the problem with a buttered shoe-horn.

Ive forgotten most of it, Cletus said, cannily dodging the trap.

On one occasion only he cannily indemnified his narrative for this drawback.

To one who knows that neighbourhood the picture is cannily vivid.

"Some of 'em my people, too, Mas' John," he cannily observed.

And he had the money—four millions and more, cannily saved from the crash that had ruined so many others.

When desire of news assailed her, she could easily conceal her personal resentments, cannily sacrificing small issues to great.

McMurtrie had Scotch blood in his veins, and was cannily chary of offering unasked advice.

Rhinoceroses conceal themselves most cannily, and have a deceitful habit of leaping from a nap into their swiftest stride.

Cannily they remained behind him, receding, if he dared turn his head, with contemptuous ease.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.