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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A secret trick or slightly dishonest way of doing something, or the use of this. Something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity.

Usage examples (38)
  • It is better to be defeated standing for a high principle than to run by committing subterfuge.
  • He wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge
  • Despite what Zachriel may think, subterfuge is not an Olympic event.
  • More subterfuge is discovered, and in the end, the unicorn with the Jewel of Judgement appears. for more
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