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wile



Pronunciation: (wīl), [key]
n., v., wiled, wil•ing.


n.
1. a trick, artifice, or stratagem meant to fool, trap, or entice; device.
2. wiles,artful or beguiling behavior.
3. deceitful cunning; trickery.

v.t.
1. to beguile, entice, or lure (usually fol. by away, from, into, etc.): The music wiled him from his study.
2. wile away,to spend or pass (time), esp. in a leisurely or pleasurable fashion: to wile away the long winter nights.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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