wile

n.

  1. A trick or stratagem practiced for insnaring or deception; a sly, insidious; artifice; a beguilement; an allurement.

v. t.

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