guile


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Guile \Guile\, n. [OE. guile, gile, OF. guile; of German origin,
   and the same word as E. wile. See Wile.]
   Craft; deceitful cunning; artifice; duplicity; wile; deceit;
   treachery.
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         Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile. --John
                                                  i. 47.
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         To wage by force or guile eternal war.   --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Guile \Guile\, v. t. [OF. guiler. See Guile, n.]
   To disguise or conceal; to deceive or delude. [Obs.]
   --Spenser.
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