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wily
used in Things Fall Apart

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Definition
clever and good at tricking others to achieve a goal
  • Nwoye knew that it was right to be masculine and to be violent, but somehow he still preferred the stories that his mother used to tell, and which she no doubt still told to her younger children—stories of the tortoise and his wily ways, and of...
    p. 53.5
wily = clever
  • Amalinze was a wily craftsman, but Okonkwo was as slippery as a fish in water.
    p. 3.6
wily = clever
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