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Vox populi An unethical ne'er-do-well

weasel

small, short-legged, serpentine-bodied carnivore of great agility and voracity. Tawny colored, some turning white in winter. Members of the family Mustelidae. Called also Mustela spp., e.g. M. nivalis (common weasel).
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Tonight's finds Alex and Wiseman sharing equally disastrous dates; next week, Alex tries to weasel out of a bad relationship until he discovers it could help Casey.
It just stuck in my craw to have to try to weasel out of a perfectly reasonable question with an unreasonable answer," he says.
And some developers, landowners and politicians are trying to weasel out of allowing the public the right to vote on projects that will affect the quality of life for every creature living in Ventura County.