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Sly

(slī),
William S., 20th-century U.S. physician. See: Sly syndrome.
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All I need say, just now, is, that the Baroness Von Koeldwethout somehow or other acquired great control over the Baron Von Koeldwethout, and that, little by little, and bit by bit, and day by day, and year by year, the baron got the worst of some disputed question, or was slyly unhorsed from some old hobby; and that by the time he was a fat hearty fellow of forty-eight or thereabouts, he had no feasting, no revelry, no hunting train, and no hunting--nothing in short that he liked, or used to have; and that, although he was as fierce as a lion, and as bold as brass, he was decidedly snubbed and put down, by his own lady, in his own castle of Grogzwig.
Nor did the striking of the clocks, hour after hour, appear to inspire him with any sense of drowsiness or any natural desire to go to rest, but rather to increase his wakefulness, which he showed, at every such indication of the progress of the night, by a suppressed cackling in his throat, and a motion of his shoulders, like one who laughs heartily but the same time slyly and by stealth.
Then, all of a sudden, Mr Moskwa cried out 'You cheeky ***' or 'you dirty ***,' because deliberately and slyly, Scott Jefferson had stabbed him in the back of the left leg with a large kitchen knife.
Then, all of a sudden, Mr Moskwa cried out "You cheeky ***" or "you dirty ***", because deliberately and slyly, Scott Jefferson had stabbed him in the back of the left leg with a large kitchen knife.
IT sounds suspiciously as if David Cameron is slyly shifting blame away from his own economic failure when he claims global financial red lights are flashing.
Take Away the A" is a delightful creative alphabet book filled with language puns in verse and fabulous illustrations of quirky animals slyly playing games and stealing the show.
She slyly steals a tenner from Robbie's pocket then sweetly thanks Zak with it.
Should I bite the bullet and tell them, or can I get away with it and slyly sit my resit?
The video shows the YouTube mascot, who is chased by the authorities and a politician, who slyly watches videos on the site in the safety of his own drawing room.
Opens Friday THE STARS Channing Tatum, Rooney Mara THE VERDICT Director Steven Soderbergh's slyly subversive film might lack the conniving elegance of his Ocean's Eleven trilogy, but in its own underhand way, this thriller about a depressed woman - played with zeal by Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star Rooney Mara - does offer some nicely nasty fun and games.
Other stand-outs included his own Then I Had this Dream, a raw, slow blues track whose co-writer Carole King he slyly namedropped, Bob Dylan's Things Have Changed and one of his two big hits You're All That Matters to Me, before closing the first half of Other stand-outs included his own Then I Had this Dream, a raw, slow blues track whose co-writer Carole King he slyly namedropped, Bob Dylan's Things Have Changed and one of his two big hits You're All That Matters to Me, before closing the first half of SAX APPEAL.
ODC/Dance will perform, too: Founder Brenda Way's slyly humorous Waving Not Drowning (A Guide to Elegance) draws largely from a 1963 French manual on female decorum.