noun see guile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Guilefulness — Guileful Guile ful, a. Full of guile; characterized by cunning, deceit, or treachery; guilty. {Guile ful*ly}, adv. {Guile ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guilefulness — See guilefully. * * * …   Universalium

  • guilefulness — n. deceitfulness, treachery; slyness, underhandedness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • guilefulness — guile·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • guilefulness — noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English gilefulnesse, from gileful guileful + nesse ness : guileful quality or state …   Useful english dictionary

  • del-1 —     del 1     English meaning: to put by; to count, tell     Deutsche Übersetzung: “zielen, berechnen, nachstellen”, also “listig schädigen” and “zählen, erzählen”     Material: Perhaps Arm. toɫ “line, row”, toɫem “ line up “; Gk. δόλος “artifice …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • guile — noun Etymology: Middle English gile, from Anglo French, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old English wigle divination more at witch Date: 13th century 1. deceitful cunning ; duplicity 2. obsolete stratagem, trick • guileful adjective • guil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Ice Harvest — Infobox Film name = The Ice Harvest caption = director = Harold Ramis writer = Scott Phillips (novel), Richard Russo, Robert Benton starring = John Cusack Billy Bob Thornton Connie Nielsen Oliver Platt With Randy Quaid And Mike Starr producer =… …   Wikipedia

  • guileful — guilefully, adv. guilefulness, n. /guyl feuhl/, adj. insidiously cunning; artfully deceptive; wily. [1300 50; ME; see GUILE, FUL] * * * …   Universalium

  • artfulness — Synonyms and related words: Gongorism, Italian hand, ability, acuteness, address, adeptness, adroitness, affectation, affectedness, airmanship, animal cunning, art, artifice, artificiality, artisanship, artistry, astuteness, bravura, brilliance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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