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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The use of ruses to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them); Verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way.

Usage examples (33)
  • He can usually find some alternative explanation involving trickery.
  • On the way, the spy had fully informed him as to what he called the trickery of Laurence and Michu.
  • All in all, this bit of trickery is just a bad idea plain and simple.
  • Telegraph Moscow accused of gas supply 'trickery' - 2 hrs ago for more
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