guile
Pronunciation Noun

guile

  1. (uncountable) Astuteness often marked by a certain sense of cunning or artful deception.
  2. Deceptiveness, deceit, fraud, duplicity, dishonesty.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, John 1:47 ↗:
      Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!
Translations Translations Verb

guile (guiles, present participle guiling; past and past participle guiled)

  1. To deceive, beguile, bewile.
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