Thesaurus / wiliness

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

With the new coronavirus, we’re in the early stages of the learning process, even though it often feels like we’ve been waiting forever to figure out this particularly wily foe.

Love had already given strength and wiliness to the countess.

Maitre CorneliusHonore de Balzac

Who knowing their wiliness, saith to them: Why tempt you me?

I will watch with the wiliness of a snake, that I may sting with its venom.

FrankensteinMary W. Shelley

"What the brethren wanted in strength they had in wiliness," he says.

The Beginners of a NationEdward Eggleston.

It depends a lot upon the wiliness of the fox he's in pursuit of.

His wiliness was perspicacity; and consisted in foreseeing results and protecting himself and others from the traps set for them.

UrsulaHonore de Balzac

I supply a line which, at any rate, rimes; went his wyle means 'turns aside his wiliness.'

Soon after his father's death, in spite of his wiliness, Vassily Ivanovitch was challenged by an injured husband.

Faithfulness and devotion, things born of fire and roof, were his; yet he retained his wildness and wiliness.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORDS RELATED TO WILINESS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.