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Spanish translation of “wily”

wily

adjective /ˈwaili/ (comparative wilier, superlative wiliest)
crafty , cunning , sly etc
astuto
a wily old fox He is too wily for the police to catch him.
wiliness noun
astucia
(Definition of wily from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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