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

  Wile \Wile\, v. t.
     1. To practice artifice upon; to deceive; to beguile; to
        allure. [R.] --Spenser.
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     2. To draw or turn away, as by diversion; to while or while
        away; to cause to pass pleasantly. --Tennyson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wile \Wile\, n. [OE. wile, AS. w[imac]l; cf. Icel. v?l, v[ae]l.
     Cf. Guile.]
     A trick or stratagem practiced for insnaring or deception; a
     sly, insidious; artifice; a beguilement; an allurement.
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           Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to
           stand against the wiles of the devil.    --Eph. vi. 11.
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           Not more almighty to resist our might,
           Than wise to frustrate all our plots and wiles.
                                                    --Milton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wile
      n 1: 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 :

  146 Moby Thesaurus words for "wile":
     Italian hand, Machiavellianism, acuteness, allure, ambidexterity,
     art, artful dodge, artfulness, artifice, astuteness, bad faith,
     bag of tricks, beguile, bestow, bewitch, blind, bluff, bosey,
     cageyness, callidity, canniness, captivate, catch, charm, chicane,
     chicanery, chouse, cleverness, consecrate to, conspiracy, consume,
     contrivance, coup, craft, craftiness, cunning, cunningness, curve,
     curve-ball, cute trick, deceit, deceitfulness, dedicate to, design,
     device, devote, dirty deal, dirty trick, dishonesty, dissimulation,
     dodge, double-dealing, doubleness, doubleness of heart, draw,
     duplicity, employ, enchant, expedient, expend, faithlessness,
     fakement, falseheartedness, falseness, fascinate, fast deal, feint,
     fetch, ficelle, fine Italian hand, finesse, fleet, foxiness,
     gambit, game, gamesmanship, gimmick, give over to, give to, googly,
     grift, guile, hocus-pocus, improbity, ingeniousness, insidiousness,
     intrigue, inventiveness, joker, juggle, jugglery, knavery,
     little game, low cunning, magnetize, maneuver, move, one-upmanship,
     pass, plot, ploy, put in, racket, readiness, red herring,
     resourcefulness, ruse, satanic cunning, scheme, scurvy trick,
     sharpness, shift, shiftiness, shrewdness, sleight, sleight of hand,
     sleight-of-hand trick, slipperiness, slyness, sneakiness,
     sophistry, spend, stealth, stealthiness, stratagem, strategy,
     subterfuge, subtilty, subtleness, subtlety, suppleness, tactic,
     take, treachery, trick, trickery, trickiness, two-facedness,
     use up, wariness, while, while away, wiles, wiliness, wily device,
     wit
  
  

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