guileful[ gahyl-fuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF guileful
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUILEFUL
Why,” he added, with guileful simplicity, “you were wearing that very suit you have on now.
He had been soundly schooled by his guileful Sicilian mother.
He used every guileful ruse to cheat time of his determined moment.
He was the son of Bolverk, the son of Eyjolf the guileful, of Otterdale.
It seemed as if it could not be very deep or guileful, it was so frankly expressed.
In passing and repassing it that evening, Rowena had vainly ransacked her guileful brain for an excuse to invade it.
Her approach was heralded by a note from Mr. Bainrothe, full of his characteristic, guileful sophistry and cool impertinence.
Abrupt frankness, with its guileful calculation to surprise one into betrayal, was the subtlest diplomacy.
Even as the Oriental he must be handled guilefully, and it was with a guileful yawn that I dismissed the subject.
As he outlined his guileful proposition the scowls of his listeners gave way to grins of full approval and admiration.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GUILEFUL
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