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But it also owes something to the sector's entrepreneurial wiles.
Securing the portraits required tenacity, quick reflexes and the wiles of a fixer.
Perhaps you have experience with percentages and fractions which work their wiles on many a arithmetician.
Where there is opportunity for profit, corruption is known to follow and seek opportunity to work its wiles.

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