English to Afrikaans Meaning :: wily

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Adjective(1) marked by skill in deception

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(1) His vulnerability, his emotions are those of the wily and ingenuous country lawyer.(2) Even the wily street vendors are offering their goods at genuine bargain prices.(3) Completing the family portrait are his ever-compliant wife and wily old dad.(4) But that would be a crass sort of opinion to attribute to a wily man like Pilate.(5) Cunning eyes, wily grins, pesky faces had beamed tenacity and aptness and survival.(6) But within minutes the wily beetle has dragged the spider across a hillock of red earth and crammed it into its small hole.(7) He has been a wily politician and he knows that the land issue is an over-simplification.(8) Others fought over what fell, scampering across the yard playing wily comedies of keep-away.(9) The scene is now set for a series of double-crosses where the wily Carol emerges as the sharpest operator of them all.(10) The wily old fox of cricket had his guests enthralled by witty conversation, which ran late into the night.(11) As it turns out, uneducated village communists are no match for wily bourgeois sneakiness.(12) He seems less the wily fighting fox and more the cornered stag.(13) But scientists are finding that the wily creatures can stop cancer in its tracks.(14) He's like that wily friend who's always getting you into trouble but whom you can't help but forgive.(15) As a wily guerilla leader and resistance fighter, he deserves respect.(16) He had made one mistake, he had not counted on the skill and determination of his wily opponent.
1. shrewd ::
2. clever ::
3. sharp ::
4. sharp-witted ::
5. astute ::
6. canny ::
7. smart ::
8. crafty ::
9. cunning ::
10. artful ::
11. sly ::
12. scheming ::
13. calculating ::
14. devious ::
16. tricky ::
17. foxy ::
18. subtle ::
1. artless ::
2. ingenuous ::
3. innocent ::
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