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Our conversation ranged from the tobacco industry’s wiles to social media’s complicity in bad data.

She’s strong, bold, clever, and raids tombs with all the wiles of Indiana Jones.

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Wile E. Coyote is running after the Road Runner and eventually finds he has run off a cliff.

To accomplish this goal, Netanyahu used a simple chart that looked like a Wile E. Coyote bomb.

Like Wile E. Coyote, they will keep running until everyone else recognizes that there is no ground beneath their feet.

With all the wile of a political boss she spread the seed of discontent, trusting it would fall on fertile soil.

He told Auld Jock so by running to the door and back and begging him, by every pretty wile at his command, to go.

Sapho calls Aphrodite the "star-throned, incorruptible, wile-weaving child of Zeus."

Ac nu ic wile wnden to e hali mihtes al swo ich r hadde iunnen be godes fultume.

Ine swiche lorde et siche miracle mai do and do wanne he wile.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wile, such as: guile, stratagem, angle, artfulness, artifice, and cheating.

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