guile


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guile

The use of deception or cunning in order to accomplish something.
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Henceforth his might we know, and know our own So as not either to provoke, or dread New warr, provok't; our better part remains To work in close design, by fraud or guile What force effected not: that he no less At length from us may find, who overcomes By force, hath overcome but half his foe.
"Young people are no less vulnerable to their guile for living in a village not a big city" Vigilance is key and the catalogue of things we should more readily think to report is set out clearly by those we task with protecting our children from harm.
"They don't have that guile in attack, they have to rely on set-pieces and their goals ratio has been a lot worse than Pulis's teams in the past.
Several witnesses reported swerving to avoid Guile's car, which had stopped on an unlit stretch of motorway, north of Banbury.
Several witnesses reported swerving to avoid Guile's car which had stopped on an unlit stretch of motorway north of Banbury.
"I'm 44 and you think a little bit differently as you get older, but hopefully I can think a bit more wisely and use a bit of cunning and guile."
Put Guile in the hands of readers ready to graduate from Jacques' Redwall or Avi's Poppy series.--Lauri J.
So, on the day, that's not enough courage, lack of guile and no good goal scoring chances.
Moscow: Guts, guile and no lack of self-belief propelled Irishman Robert Heffernan to 50km race walk victory yesterday, spoiling the Russian party one day after Yelena Isinbayeva's wildly-celebrated pole vault triumph.
But individual ambitions and suspicions hamstring the Graith's fight against an invading guile of dragons.
"That's hindering We had chances score and if we had a bit more devilment and guile they might have been converted."