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sneaky Pete

slang Cheap, low-quality wine. Primarily heard in US. I can't drink sneaky Pete anymore, that stuff is disgusting! Is he drunk on sneaky Pete already?
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sneaky

mod. unfair and sly. Jerry is sneaky. Don’t trust him.
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Lately, my wife has taken to justifying her sneakiness at the thermostat by saying she does it to keep our utility bills down.
"It's the sneakiness which is malicious, because in essence, the Treasury Department equated the exporters with terrorists."
This abrupt exposure to the Japanese presented the American people with a very foreign picture of the Japanese man that involved not only ferocity and barbarity, but sneakiness. This perception was pictorially represented in a naval recruiting poster in order to increase the perception of the Japanese as sneaky-an American naval man grasps the American flag after he has succumbed to a Japanese sword in the back (McClelland; figure 1).
Most of the phobics were prepared to try and conquer their fear,and everything from hypnotherapy to just plain medical sneakiness was used to help them.
Because of the subject matter - the misinterpretations, manipulations and generally all the sneakiness that is presented in 'Fabulous Science', it could be inferred that it could be quite a dull read.
Slowly but surely his characterological sneakiness and hidden nastiness came to the fore in therapy, as did accounts of the dysfunctional way he lived his life and related to others.
What we might call perfidiously, he calls wisely; what we might call sneakiness, he calls caution; what we might call scheming, he calls foresight; what we might call treacherously, he calls cunningly.
They obviously can include emotions that might alienate newspaper readers--godless rage, impassioned piety, bitterness, prejudice, arrogance, shrillness, sneakiness, hazy softness--the list is instinctive and endless and subtle, and outside the mission of most newspaper stories.
Hanno is ridiculed and stereotyped occasionally with elements of his own behavior (a little sneakiness here and there, Punic dress, suggestions of being effeminate or a slick merchant), but his role as heroic deliverer of his family is surprisingly strengthened rather than diminished.
My complaint was that Lehman's shoot-from-the-lip attack on deconstruction amounted to "a book guaranteed to produce rapid heartbeat in literary intellectuals without changing many minds." Is Rorty guilty of the same conflict-of-interest sneakiness as Will?
The pest's wall-hugging tendency is a product not of innate sneakiness, but of fearful craving for security.
The sneakiness of the pro-life strategy is currently on display in Wisconsin, where domestic-violence legislation known as the "feticide bill" sets strict penalties for batterers who assault and kill women.
I think their aggressiveness and sneakiness is the cause and effect of their business in general" said Handschuh.
A young mother shares, "I hate myself when I see my daughter's sneakiness and manipulation because I have lived that way my whole life.
(6.) On maritime imagery, see as well Siegle, "A Sailor's Life in Empire of the Senseless." what is to be asserted in acts of sabotage, sneakiness, evasion, flight, suicide, duplicity, or self-violation?