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guile (s) (noun), guiles (pl)
1. Tricks to deceive people; usually, to get money from them: That salesman is full of guile, so be careful that he doesn't cheat you.
2. Shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception: When the basketball team couldn't win by honest ways, they used guiles while playing.
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