Thesaurus / sharp practice
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With a buyer like Madariaga, all the tricks and sharp practice of the drovers came to naught.
The only question for her was whether or no it would be sharp practice to know what she knew and say nothing about it.
EREWHON REVISITEDSAMUEL BUTLER
The soldiers were becoming numerous on the plateaus, and Menke realized that sharp practice would be required to elude them.
A PRINCE OF ANAHUACJAMES A. PORTER
The number of people who imagine that success in business is won by shrewdness and sharp practice is very large.
ANALYZING CHARACTERKATHERINE M. H. BLACKFORD AND ARTHUR NEWCOMB
He would vouch for that of which he was doubtful and receive the price of sharp practice.
THE YELLOW GODH. RIDER HAGGARD
How would it have been with her if the sharp practice had been his, and the success?
MR. SCARBOROUGH'S FAMILYANTHONY TROLLOPE
He felt himself—absurdly once again—to be mysteriously associated with them in a piece of sharp practice or even of knavery.
MR. PROHACKE. ARNOLD BENNETT
Sharp practice from now on,” ordered Mr. Hasbrook, when the excitement had quieted down somewhat.
BASEBALL JOE AT YALELESTER CHADWICK
There had been some sharp practice, and a halt was called while the coach gave the men some instructions.
A QUARTER-BACK'S PLUCKLESTER CHADWICK
I believe this would be considered a piece of sharp practice in the case of any people able to defend itself.
THE INDIAN TODAYCHARLES A. EASTMAN

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