guilefully

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gilefuli, gylfully, gilfulliche, gylefulliche, equivalent to guileful +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

guilefully (comparative more guilefully, superlative most guilefully)

  1. In a guileful manner.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.11:
      Sith which she hath me ever since abhord, / And to my foe hath guilefully consented: / Ay me, that ever guyle in wemen was invented!