HyperDic: guile

English > 3 senses of the word guile:
NOUNcognitionguile, craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, slyness, wilinessshrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
attributeguile, craftiness, deceitfulnessthe quality of being crafty
actguile, trickery, chicanery, chicane, wile, shenaniganthe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
guile > pronunciation
Soundsgay'l
Rhymesaisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
English > guile: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningshrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception.
Synonymscraft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, slyness, wiliness
Broadershrewdness, astuteness, perspicacity, perspicaciousnessintelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
Spanishastucia, ingeniosidad, inventiva, malicia, maña, picardía, socarronería, taima, taimería, zorrería
Catalanastúcia, picardia, sagacitat
English > guile: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being crafty.
Synonymscraftiness, deceitfulness
BroaderdisingenuousnessThe quality of being disingenuous and lacking candor
Spanishretrechería
Catalancançoneria, falsedat, romanceria
English > guile: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them).
Synonymstrickery, chicanery, chicane, wile, shenanigan
Narrowerfraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-onSomething intended to deceive
juggleryartful trickery designed to achieve an end
Broaderdeception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulationThe act of deceiving / deceiving
Spanishardid, argucia, arte, artería, astucia, embaucamiento, engaño, estratagema, farfolla, fullería, picaresca, sofisma, treta
Catalanardit, arteria, art, astúcia, engalipada, estratagema, farfolla, sofisma

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