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Synonyms for wiliness

Synonyms for wiliness

shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception

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There is a clear gradation of qualities: while the pilot shows a certain wiliness, Apollonius has a share of a higher kind of Protean intelligence.
McLean cites the case of serial killer Ivan Milat as being a rich source of material, (1) and there are indeed striking similarities between Mick and Milat--particularly their shared hatred for backpackers and their wiliness, bushcraft and apparent joviality.
3) Or do their lives offer a variety of choices and do they bring a fair amount of energy, resourcefulness and even wiliness to their lives; and, moreover, ought they to consider themselves to have a moral imperative to do so so that they can take care of themselves?
One reason that there is no proven cure or vaccine for Ebola hemorrhagic fever is the wiliness of crossover diseases.
Abaya in early 2014 had revealed the department s wiliness to bid the port out within the first three months of this year.
Scolari has already hinted his master plan involves combining the talents of his youngsters with the wiliness of old heads Fred, Maicon and Dani Alves, but inexperience remains a concern for fans.
A worm in the bud, indeed, at that canonisation that drew over one million to Vatican Square, but note that Mugabe's wasn't the only wiliness on display.
In addition to discussing the mechanisms of joint electronic link, Dubai Customs stressed a strong wiliness to put all its expertise at the disposal of Oman Customs.
For his part, the FAO official confirmed the organization's wiliness to provide further support for the fisheries sector in Yemen which is one of the most promising sectors of the country's economy.
It sees him as an answer to wiliness of Pakistan or the toughness of China.
Quilico makes a good Figaro, with a solid "Largo al factotum," although I felt his characterization needed a bit more scheming and conniving wiliness.
I will watch with the wiliness of a snake, that I may sting with its venom.
She has been taking photographs for almost a year and although she admits to being terrible at taking photos initially, her skills have grown thanks to her passion for the art, her wiliness to experiment and her study of renowned photographers and their work.
But the wife who remains silent before speaks out now in Atwood's text about her husband's ,slipperiness, his wiliness, his foxiness his unscrupulousness (2005: 3) and admits that she turned a blind eye and kept her mouth shut because she ,wanted happy endings in those days (2005: 3); happy endings at the cost of ,biting off her tongue (2005: 160).