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Other portrayals of nature are rendered fantastic partly by the canny use of color.
That’s what the canny retail investors spotted when they decided to target GameStop.
Keen and canny, they drive a close bargain but, scrupulous and conscientious, fulfil it faithfully.
He is a steady lad,’ your father said, ‘and a canny goer; and I doubt not he will come safe, and be well liked where he goes.
After three years, during which he served me very faithfully, I transferred him to a Frenchman, Mr. Canny by name.'
A FANTASY OF FAR JAPANBARON KENCHO SUYEMATSU
The august name of Wilkins's was in its essence so exclusive that vast numbers of fairly canny provincials had never heard of it.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
It had been mischievously started by Muriel and smilingly declined by three canny freshmen.
It was "no' canny" that this old man, with a cauld in his chest, had gone up full two days before and had not come down again.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
I'm canny, by the ordinar', but my fule tongue will get me into trouble with the magistrates one of these days.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
He was such a wee, wee, canny terrier, and so many of the windows had their views constantly shut out by washings.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON

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