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guile
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
cunning (shrewdness and cleverness) and deceitful
  • the object of the first, true, ardent, only passion of a guileless girl.
    Chapter 49 — Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation.... (45% in)
guileless = innocent — without cunning (shrewdness, cleverness) or deceit

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-less" in guileless means without. This is the same pattern you see in words like fearless, homeless, and endless.)
  • 'A creature,' continued the young man, passionately, 'a creature as fair and innocent of guile as one of God's own angels, fluttered between life and death.
    Chapter 35 — Containing the Unsatisfactory Result of Oliver's Adventure.... (47% in)
  • While she felt the most eager and burning desire to penetrate the mystery in which Oliver's history was enveloped, she could not but hold sacred the confidence which the miserable woman with whom she had just conversed, had reposed in her, as a young and guileless girl.
    Chapter 41 — Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing that Surprises.... (2% in)

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