|part of speech:
||deceitfulness, treachery, or skillful cunning; wiliness.
It was not through persuasion but through guile that he got the old couple to sign over the property.
- artfulness, chicanery, craftiness, cunning, deceitfulness, duplicity, foxiness, fraud, skulduggery, slyness, treachery, trickiness, wiliness
- candor, honesty, ingenuousness
- similar words:
- craft, finesse, perfidy, slickness, subtlety
||cunning, intrigue, treachery