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British pronunciation/ɡˈa‍ɪl/
American pronunciation/ˈɡaɪɫ/
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the use of tricks, tactics, or intentionally misleading behaviors aimed at deceiving others for self-interested purposes

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the quality of being crafty

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an artful cleverness used to perform trickery, deception, and manipulation

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Politicians often rely on guile like spin and rhetoric to portray their opponents' policies in a negative light.
During the Cold War, spies engaged in guile through tactics like spreading misinformation.
As a con artist, guile and deception came naturally to him.
Politicians need a certain amount of guile but the guileless candidate spoke their mind without carefully weighing every word.
During negotiations, the team had to match the other side's guile in order to gain an advantage.
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