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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture).

Usage examples (34)
  • But yes, the 'we've made it simpler!' ruse is a favourite of the banks too.
  • After the ruse is revealed, the real people had to sign waivers to be in the ads.
  • They only whine & screech their displeasure that the ruse is out in the open now.
  • The word "camouflage," meaning a trick to be played or a ruse, is French in origin. for more
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