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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wile /ˈwaɪ(ə)l/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wile n.  A trick or stratagem practiced for insnaring or deception; a sly, insidious; artifice; a beguilement; an allurement.
    Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.   --Eph. vi. 11.
 Not more almighty to resist our might,
 Than wise to frustrate all our plots and wiles.   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wile, v. t.
 1. To practice artifice upon; to deceive; to beguile; to allure.  [R.]
 2. To draw or turn away, as by diversion; to while or while away; to cause to pass pleasantly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract
          money from them) [syn: trickery, chicanery, chicane,
           guile, shenanigan]