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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.
and as he put this question, he looked slyly at De Guiche, as though to interrogate him upon the degree of confidence to be placed in his friend's state of mind.
I may as well go on with it since I have begun it,' my mother says, so slyly that my sister and I shake our heads at each other to imply, 'Was there ever such a woman
So the Wizard pretended to take one of the piglets out of the hair of the Princess (while really he slyly took it from his inside pocket) and Ozma smiled joyously as the creature nestled in her arms, and she promised to have an emerald collar made for its fat neck and to keep the little squealer always at hand to amuse her.
Nevertheless," said the little man, winking slyly at Uncle Henry, "you will do well to watch our supper, my dear, and see that it doesn't boil over.
Threatening Delivering Tories slyly to make action as Threatening is easy.
The man had slyly admitted the accusation, saying he touched the Filipina 'by mistake.
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.
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.
The delivery man slyly slips one the goods without one's date noticing