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guile
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

2 uses
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Definition
cunning (shrewdness and cleverness) and deceitful
  • Aunt Polly asked him questions that were full of guile... for she wanted to trap him into damaging revealments.
    Chapter 1 (35% in)
guile = cunning and deceit
  • These despised themselves, as being the dupes of a wily fraud, a guileful snake in the grass.
    Chapter 4 (83% in)

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