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

 wily /ˈwaɪli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wil·y a. [Compar. Wilier superl. Wiliest.]  Full of wiles, tricks, or stratagems; using craft or stratagem to accomplish a purpose; mischievously artful; subtle.  Wily and wise.” --Chaucer. “The wily snake.”
    This false, wily, doubling disposition of mind.   --South.
 Syn: -- Cunning; artful; sly; crafty.  See Cunning.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for
            wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme";
            "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dik";
            "a wily old attorney" [syn: crafty, cunning, dodgy,
             foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy,
      [also: wiliest, wilier]