Thesaurus / wile


She’s strong, bold, clever, and raids tombs with all the wiles of Indiana Jones.DISNEY’S RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON IS A SUMPTUOUS FANTASY — BUT IT MAKES A MESS OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN CULTUREAJA ROMANOMARCH 5, 2021VOX
With all the wile of a political boss she spread the seed of discontent, trusting it would fall on fertile soil.DOMINIE DEANELLIS PARKER BUTLER
He told Auld Jock so by running to the door and back and begging him, by every pretty wile at his command, to go.GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
Sapho calls Aphrodite the "star-throned, incorruptible, wile-weaving child of Zeus."STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
Ac nu ic wile wnden to e hali mihtes al swo ich r hadde iunnen be godes fultume.SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH, 1130-1250VARIOUS
Ine swiche lorde et siche miracle mai do and do wanne he wile.SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH, 1130-1250VARIOUS
Some of the party adhered to the bottle, some resorted to a book, and some to cards, to wile away the time.THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 10, NO. 283, 17 NOV 1827VARIOUS
Fortune brings no weal to mortals who may win by wicked wile, Sorrow brings no shame to mortals who are free from sin and guile!MAHA-BHARATAANONYMOUS
But even less in form than face did the man of thews and sinews contrast the man of wile and craft.LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
It is said; and you know of old that the Kelpie sings or plays a strange tune to wile seamen to their death.GREAT GHOST STORIESVARIOUS


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