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{adj: crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily} marked by skill in deception
"cunning men often pass for wise"
"deep political machinations"
"a foxy scheme"
"a slick evasive answer"
"sly as a fox"
"tricky Dick"
"a wily old attorney"



{adj: deep} exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy
"deep political machinations"
"a deep plot"

{n: intrigue, machination} a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends


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