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guile
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Definition
cunning (shrewdness and cleverness) and deceitful
  • All my motions focalized on pretending to be that guileless schoolgirl who had nothing more wearying to think about than mid-term exams.
    p. 285.9
guileless = innocent — without cunning 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.)
There are no more uses of "guile" in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

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