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sneaky

mod. unfair and sly. Jerry is sneaky. Don’t trust him.
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The angelic, control freak inside me lives in fear of the weight-gaining chaos that would follow if I gave in to temptation, while my other, sneakier side is delighted at any opportunity to indulge.
Girls are often sneakier about misbehaving, they often say nasty things which end up disrupting the lesson just as much as the boys, as other children get upset and can't focus on their work.
Although she believes she''s meant to be with Michael, as her behaviour gets sneakier and more underhand, the audience becomes less convinced, meaning there''s a genuine seed of doubt about how will it all turn out.
His mission is to persuade us that football is a nasty, meanspirited thing, an ugly thing, a game in which you win by being sneakier, more underhand, more dastardly than your opponent.
Summary: Websites are getting sneakier, spying on you with increasingly sophisticated techniques to collect data.
Those readers who have had the pleasure of reading Kellerman's earlier work--especially his previous psychological novel, The Genius--well know that the greatest gift he has is for upending the expected, molding conventional story twists into sneakier, more surprising land mines.
Yes, some cancers are sneakier than art thieves; you don't even know they're there until the damage has been done.
He shows how railroads and shipping competed and handled gold rushes, booms and busts, how sneaky geographies and even sneakier local and national governments affected steam shipping, and how the ships tied the West together.
Not when it's so much sneakier to wait until midnight.
Perhaps foreigners are sneakier, craftier, or greedier.
However, it is difficult for spam filters that use optical character recognition technology to scan and read the text in the images--spammers are getting sneakier.
Of course, industrial lights can be sneakier than the fixtures mom was used to--even lights you believe are off can find a way to steal energy dollars.
But what about when the betrayals get smaller, sneakier, stealthier?
If this situation continues, distributors will seek even sneakier ways to drop their adware--even joining forces with malware writers, as they have during 2006.
Plastic deformation can be one of the sneakier wear patterns to deal with.