English Thesaurus
(noun) 
His wit and wile has made him one of the sharpest politicians in the Cabinet.
Synonyms
cunning
an example of the cunning of modern art thieves
,
craft
They defeated their enemies through craft and cunning.
,
fraud
He was jailed for two years for fraud.
,
cheating
,
guile
I love children's innocence and lack of guile.
,
artifice
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
,
trickery
They will resort to trickery in order to impress their clients.
,
chicanery
The trial revealed a world of crime, corruption and political chicanery.
,
craftiness
It all points to a criminal mind of almost diabolical craftiness.
,
artfulness
,
slyness
(plural noun) 
Definition
artful or seductive tricks or ploys
Telling stories about encounters with less principled fingersmiths and con artists he shows how vulnerable we are to their sophisticated wiles.
Synonyms
ploys
,
tricks
,
devices
,
lures
,
manoeuvres
,
dodges
,
ruses
,
artifices
,
subterfuges
,
stratagems
,
contrivances
,
impositions

Additional synonyms

in the sense of artifice
Definition
a clever trick
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
in the sense of chicanery
Definition
trickery or deception
The trial revealed a world of crime, corruption and political chicanery.
Synonyms
cheating,
wiles,
stratagems,
chicane,
skulduggery (informal),
sharp practice,
deviousness,
wire-pulling (US),
underhandedness,
in the sense of craft
Definition
cunning or guile
They defeated their enemies through craft and cunning.

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