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cunning

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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adj.

P. and V. ποικίλος (Plat.), πανοῦργος, ἐπίτριπτος, πυκνός (Plat.), διπλοῦς (Plat.), Ar. and V. δόλιος, αἱμύλος (once in Plat.).

V. παλιντριβής, μηχανορράφος.

Fem. adj., V. δολῶπις; see also skilful.

Of workmanship: P. and V. ποικίλος, V. δαίδαλος. εὔχειρ.

subs.

P. and V. δόλος, ὁ (rare P.), ἀπατή, ἡ, σόφισμα, τό, μηχάνημα, τό, V. τέχνη, ἡ, τέχνημα, τό; see trick.

Crafliness: Ar. πυκνότης, ἡ, P. and V. πανουργία, ἡ; see also skill.