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  1. (uncountable) astuteness, Astuteness often marked by a certain sense of cunning or artful deception.
  2. deceptiveness, deceit, fraud, duplicity, dishonesty
  • 'The Bible - King James Version: John 1:47
  • : Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no !
  • French: ruse , fourberie
  • German: Arglist
  • Italian: astuzia
  • Spanish: astucia
  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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