Thesaurus / wile

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Peter Cauchon's face, at once striking and repulsive, betokens a mixture of audacity, wile and extraordinary stubbornness.
The things might have been alive and spiteful, so persistently did they elude every wile.
Gilbert feared that this might be a wile; he replied that he was at her disposition, but he must bethink himself.
Every wile would be employed; but publicity was no part of the game—Orme began really to believe that.
THE GIRL AND THE BILLBANNISTER MERWIN
When they paid their checks they wooed her with every wile known to Cupid's art.
It was not in the least that Magda deliberately set herself to wile a man's heart out of his body.
THE LAMP OF FATEMARGARET PEDLER
The tears were too near for her to attempt to wile away the minutes with another song—tears of weariness and disappointment.
Guarantee and warrant, like guard and ward, guile and wile, are radically the same.
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON
They went out on the platform, and Mashko stood still a wile before the sleeping-car.
CHILDREN OF THE SOILHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
Happy little incidents on every side serve to wile away a half hour, then the "all a-shore!"

WORDS RELATED TO WILE

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