wiliness


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wi·ly

 (wī′lē)
adj. wi·li·er, wi·li·est
Full of wiles; cunning.

wil′i·ly adv.
wil′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wiliness - shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deceptionwiliness - shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
astuteness, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness - intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)

wiliness

noun
Translations
مَكْر، مُراوَغَه
snedighed
slægî
kurnazlık

wiliness

[ˈwaɪlɪnɪs] Nastucia f

wiliness

nListigkeit f, → Schläue f, → Hinterlist f (pej)

wily

(ˈwaili) adjective
crafty, cunning, sly etc. a wily old fox; He is too wily for the police to catch him.
ˈwiliness noun
References in classic literature ?
By all the unwritten laws of savage warfare it is always the redskin who attacks, and with the wiliness of his race he does it just before the dawn, at which time he knows the courage of the whites to be at its lowest ebb.
Ulysses was glad at finding himself, as Minerva told him, in his own country, and he began to answer, but he did not speak the truth, and made up a lying story in the instinctive wiliness of his heart.
And when I have paid for the policeman who protects me and, if I live in a country where conscription is in force, served in the army which guards my house and land from the invader, I am quits with society: for the rest I counter its might with my wiliness.
I will watch with the wiliness of a snake, that I may sting with its venom.
Faithfulness and devotion, things born of fire and roof, were his; yet he retained his wildness and wiliness.
it is part of my wiliness and part of my suspicion to object to Madame Fosco being a witness to Lady Glyde's signature, when I am also a witness myself.
It does not take any unique talents to be kind; it just takes a wiliness to open ourselves up to each other.
Similar to the DP news, the JC news item also provides an image as part of its composition, which, instead of giving the impression of wiliness, and happiness toward something, suggesting that Campos could really have benefited, it has a semblance of worry, which could indicate a socio-political-ideological position that diverges from the one in DP.
Will Ready's perspicacity and Bertram Rota's wiliness combined to bring the manuscripts to Marquette; however, it was thanks to Christopher Tolkien that the collection achieved its present state.
As an ideographic measure of motivation (Haynes, Mumma, & Pinson, 2009), the RCR requires a metacognitive process based on the reflection about how much the problem is understood, how the subject views its intensity, and how strong is the subject's wiliness to change (Aharonovich, 2008; Velasquez et al.
courtroom wiliness, are positives, not negatives, and an essential