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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- Trickery, deception.

Usage examples (4)
  • "fourberie" ever indulged in by a reverend gentleman.
  • Cette expérience simple est quelquefois mise en usage par des Commerçans intelligens pour s'assurer de la supériorité des indigos, & sur-tout, reconnoître ce que l'on appelle...
  • Paris with circumstances of distinguished treachery '(insigne fourberie) towards his brother, the Prince.
  • "Ces prêtres portent la fourberie jusqu'à vouloir persuader au peuple que le feu sacré ne brûle pas ceux qui sont en état de grace. for more
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