Synonyms of 'wile'
His wit and wile has made him one of the sharpest politicians in the Cabinet.
an example of the cunning of modern art thieves
They defeated their enemies through craft and cunning.
He was jailed for two years for fraud.
I love children's innocence and lack of guile.
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
They will resort to trickery in order to impress their clients.
The trial revealed a world of crime, corruption and political chicanery.
It all points to a criminal mind of almost diabolical craftiness.
artful or seductive tricks or ploysTelling stories about encounters with less principled fingersmiths and con artists he shows how vulnerable we are to their sophisticated wiles.
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in the sense of artifice
a clever trickthe artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
in the sense of chicanery
trickery or deceptionThe trial revealed a world of crime, corruption and political chicanery.
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