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  • n. deceit
  • n. caution; prudence; wariness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Caution; prudence; wariness.
  • n. Craft; deceit; falseness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Caution; wariness; prudence.
  • n. Subtlety; craftiness; cunning; deceit; fraud.
  • n. Eccles., a detailed caution or written direction concerning the proper manner of celebrating the holy communion.

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  • noun.
    1. craftiness; trickery
    2. precaution

    October 28, 2008