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wily

adjective uk   us   /ˈwaɪ.li/
(of a person) clever, having a very good understanding of situations, possibilities, and people, and often willing to use tricks to achieve an aim: a wily politician
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Translations of “wily”
in Vietnamese xảo trá…
in Spanish astuto…
in Thai เต็มไปด้วยเล่ห์…
in Malaysian licik…
in French rusé…
in German gerissen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人)狡猾的,詭計多端的…
in Indonesian licik…
in Russian хитрый…
in Turkish kurnaz, cin fikirli, şeytan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人)狡猾的,诡计多端的…
in Polish sprytny, przebiegły…
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