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noun 
  1. (uncountable) astuteness, Astuteness often marked by a certain sense of cunning or artful deception.
  2. deceptiveness, deceit, fraud, duplicity, dishonesty
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verb 
  1. to deceive, to beguile
Etymology: Old French, from an unattested Old Norse word which was probably the source also of wile.


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