Definition of 'guile'
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Though perhaps more than anything else, there was just his incredible lack of guile. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Italian football, noted for its craft and guile, would have been right up his street. The Sun (2016)To get there you need craft and guile. The Sun (2006)They need to show more guile and craft going forward. The Sun (2012)Serbia lacked the craft and the guile to recover. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We needed to show more quality and guile. The Sun (2014)We need more guile and quality along with a bit more good fortune. The Sun (2012)They show them to us with a hopeless lack of guile. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Worked tirelessly and showed guile in the attacking third. The Sun (2007)But Palace especially lack goals and guile. The Sun (2013)His pace, guile and ability to hold his running line were brilliant. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Craft and guile is back in vogue, with much power and timing dependent on the back five of the pack. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is a great shame we look to size rather than pace and guile, the things that will win you the big matches. The Sun (2011)A right winger with pace and guile, he was a constant source of crosses. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Czechs were comfortable while England lacked pace and guile. The Sun (2008)The lesson is clear: good manners, fair treatment and a lack of guile are good for business. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It just needed a little bit of quality and guile to open it up, but it wasn't there today. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Swindon were competent but, in common with many of the underdog teams playing over the weekend, simply lacked the guile or spark to score. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He provides further pace and attacking guile to our frontline and I'm delighted that he signed for the club. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Italy forward was struggling to make his presence noticeable with his play, and the lack of guile he displayed was an influential factor in that. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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