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Synonyms for wily

Synonyms for wily

Synonyms for wily

marked by skill in deception

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Mirabel was too wily to dispute the inference--the inevitable inference--which any one must have drawn, after seeing the effect on him that the name of Miss Jethro had produced.
After them was born Cronos the wily, youngest and most terrible of her children, and he hated his lusty sire.
But great Cronos the wily took courage and answered his dear mother:
492-506) After that, the strength and glorious limbs of the prince increased quickly, and as the years rolled on, great Cronos the wily was beguiled by the deep suggestions of Earth, and brought up again his offspring, vanquished by the arts and might of his own son, and he vomited up first the stone which he had swallowed last.
But wily Prometheus answered him, smiling softly and not forgetting his cunning trick:
You won't like EVERYTHING from India now, Miss Sharp," said the old gentleman; but when the ladies had retired after dinner, the wily old fellow said to his son, "Have a care, Joe; that girl is setting her cap at you.
We Italians are all wily and suspicious by nature, in the estimation of the good John Bull.
Apparently quite unconscious of this change in his demeanour, the wily Secretary stepped a little apart, under pretence of pulling up the window-blind, and returning when the other had had time to recover, said:
In short, the wily old Jew had the boy in his toils.
In this room, when I had died of grief, and long-deferred hope, two wily harpies divided the wealth for which I had contested during a wretched existence, and of which, at last, not one farthing was left for my unhappy descendants.
Worldwide Computer Products News-22 May 2007-CA introduces Wily Customer Experience Manager 4.
Lewis Cirne endowed the scholarship using money from the sale of his business, Wily Technology.
one of the world's largest IT management software companies, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wily Technology, a leading provider of enterprise application management solutions, for $375 million in an all-cash transaction.
LONDON, December 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Wily Technology, the leader in enterprise application management, has announced that Butler Group, Europe's leading IT analyst firm, has named Wily as a best-of-breed solution for J2EE application performance management in its recent "IT Performance Optimisation Technology Evaluation and Comparison Report.