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 for guile
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Guile \Guile\, n. [OE. guile, gile, OF. guile; of German origin,
     and the same word as E. wile. See Wile.]
     Craft; deceitful cunning; artifice; duplicity; wile; deceit;
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           Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile. --John
                                                    i. 47.
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           To wage by force or guile eternal war.   --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Guile \Guile\, v. t. [OF. guiler. See Guile, n.]
     To disguise or conceal; to deceive or delude. [Obs.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
           [syn: craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness,
           guile, slyness, wiliness]
      2: the quality of being crafty [syn: craftiness,
         deceitfulness, guile]
      3: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract
         money from them) [syn: trickery, chicanery, chicane,
         guile, wile, shenanigan]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  57 Moby Thesaurus words for "guile":
     Italian hand, acuteness, art, artfulness, artifice, astuteness,
     cageyness, callidity, canniness, cleverness, craft, craftiness,
     cunning, cunningness, deceit, deceitfulness, dissemblance,
     dissimulation, duplicity, falseheartedness, falseness,
     fine Italian hand, finesse, foxiness, furtiveness, gamesmanship,
     hypocrisy, indirection, ingeniousness, insidiousness,
     inventiveness, one-upmanship, readiness, resourcefulness,
     satanic cunning, sharpness, shiftiness, shrewdness, slipperiness,
     slyness, sneak attack, sneakiness, sophistry, stealth,
     stealthiness, subtilty, subtleness, subtlety, suppleness,
     surreptitiousness, treacherousness, trickiness, underhandedness,
     wariness, wiles, wiliness, wit

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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