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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A maneuver in a game or conversation; An opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker.

Usage examples (38)
  • Then it dawned on me; this ploy is the latest twist on the old Nigerian email scam.
  • It's a short-term ploy with long-term repercussions.
  • It was a long time ago, ploy is weak and unacceptable.
  • Chinese 'core interests' ploy is code word including Taiwan for more
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