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guileful

[gahyl-fuh l] /ˈgaɪl fəl/
adjective
1.
insidiously cunning; artfully deceptive; wily.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see guile, -ful
Related forms
guilefully, adverb
guilefulness, noun
unguileful, adjective
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Word Origin and History for guilefulness

guileful

adj.

c.1300, from guile + -ful. Nowadays only in poems and dictionaries. Related: Guilefully; guilefulness.

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