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box cleverTo act wisely.Rate it:

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too clever by halfShrewd but flawed by overthinking or excessive complexity, with a resulting tendency to be unreliable or unsuccessful.Rate it:

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bright as a buttonVery bright (clever, smart, or crafty)Rate it:

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bright young thingOne who is youthful, clever, eager, and high-spirited in manner and attractive in appearance.Rate it:

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crazy like a foxBehaving in a foolish, frivolous, or uncomprehending manner as a ruse for concealing clever deeds or deeper intentions.Rate it:

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horsetradingInformal negotiating, especially when complex or clever in nature.Rate it:

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no matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloneyRegardless of how many clever points or fine distinctions one makes, what one is saying is still false or is still nonsense.Rate it:

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razor-sharpVery clever or quick-witted.Rate it:

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silver tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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silver-tongueThe trait of being clever at speaking, often in a deceitful way.Rate it:

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smooth operatorA skillful, manipulative person, con artist, or clever scoundrel.Rate it:

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snappy comebackA prompt, clever retort.Rate it:

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use one's nogginTo think, especially in a careful or clever manner.Rate it:

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word playA technique in which the nature of the words used become part of the subject of the work, such as puns, phonetic mix-ups such as spoonerisms, obscure words and meanings, clever rhetorical excursions, oddly formed sentences, and telling character names.Rate it:

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