Etymology
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guile (n.)

mid-12c., from Old French guile "deceit, wile, fraud, ruse, trickery," probably from Frankish *wigila "trick, ruse" or a related Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *wih-l- (source also of Old Frisian wigila "sorcery, witchcraft," Old English wig "idol," Gothic weihs "holy," German weihen "consecrate"), from PIE root *weik- (2) "consecrated, holy."

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Definitions of guile

guile (n.)
shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception;
Synonyms: craft / craftiness / cunning / foxiness / slyness / wiliness
guile (n.)
the quality of being crafty;
Synonyms: craftiness / deceitfulness
guile (n.)
the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them);
From wordnet.princeton.edu