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guile
used in Gone with the Wind

5 uses
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Definition cunning (shrewdness and cleverness) and deceitful
  • Mammy's victories over Scarlett were hard-won and represented guile unknown to the white mind.
    1.5 (17% in)
guile = cunning (shrewdness, cleverness)
  • An hour later when the conversation began to lag, Gerald, with a guile that belied the wide innocence of his bright blue eyes, proposed a game.
    1.3 (34% in)
  • Seeing the obdurate look on Scarlett's face, Mammy picked up the tray and, with the bland guile of her race, changed her tactics.
    1.5 (20% in)
  • With old ladies you were sweet and guileless and appeared as simple minded as possible, for old ladies were sharp and they watched girls as jealously as cats, ready to pounce on any indiscretion of tongue or eye.
    2.9 (44% in)
  • A glance at Aunt Pitty's plump guileless face, screwed up in a pout, told her that the old lady was as ignorant as she.
    4.45 (19% in)

There are no more uses of "guile" in Gone with the Wind.

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