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Word: guile

Definition: deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile


Sentences Containing 'guile'

It is the work of a brave man surely, in whom there was no guile!
Later that day, he accidentally logs on with the card, creating the impossibly strong but airheaded AI, Yureka, who is at once aware of her AI status and strength, but blissfully unaware of guile and trickery.
Preferring to use guile rather than military power, Antigonus sought to regain control over Sicyon through winning the young man over to his side.
The uncompromising stiffness of Zeno or Chrysippus is softened and transformed by passing through a nature reverent and tolerant, gentle and free from guile; the grim resignation which made life possible to the Stoic sage becomes in him almost a mood of aspiration.
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