Synonyms for guile


1. craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness, shrewdness, astuteness, perspicacity, perspicaciousness
usage: shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
2. craftiness, deceitfulness, guile, disingenuousness
usage: the quality of being crafty
3. trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan, deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation
usage: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
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