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But the wife who remains silent before speaks out now in Atwood's text about her husband's ,slipperiness, his wiliness, his foxiness his unscrupulousness (2005: 3) and admits that she turned a blind eye and kept her mouth shut because she ,wanted happy endings in those days (2005: 3); happy endings at the cost of ,biting off her tongue (2005: 160).
Synonyms like deceiving, trickery, deception, craftiness, crookedness, cunning, dishonesty dissembling, dissimulation, double dealing dupery duplicity, fakery, foxiness fraud, guile wiliness all seems to fit Thein Sein's pseudo-civilian government.
of superior cunning, of slyer foxiness, whether they might be called