Noun(1) something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
(1) They both seem eager to give the impression they don't require any tricks or subterfuge to advance.(2) This is a gang whose members are masters of subterfuge and sleight of hand, and they play for big money, jewels, banks and other high-security projects.(3) This is unskillful because it requires subterfuge and deceit, it means that solemn promises made at the time of marriage are broken, and it amounts to a betrayal of trust.(4) Fuzzyheaded thinking suggesting that it is possible to manipulate the Northern state by subterfuge should also be discarded since it is not possible to transform an existing state apparatus.(5) We better tell him the truth, and all of it, without any subterfuge or deception.(6) Using guerrilla tactics and subterfuge , Alfred beat the Vikings at their own game.(7) But Yudhishtira had little talent for subterfuge and I could only advise him to wrap a cloak around his head and shoulders and show himself in public as little as possible.(8) But, just in case you get the idea that all was pretence and subterfuge , I feel I should let you know just how the mother of a friend of mine described the communist years.(9) The fact that the page already blocked such potential subterfuge brought no comment, nor did the suggestion that the administrators simply exclude the votes from addresses they found suspicious in origin.(10) They became haughty and arrogant, and began to love the art of subterfuge and deception, as well as politics and law.(11) The debate itself was a case study in the misinformation, obstinancy, subterfuge , rancour and fear that has characterised the fraught process.(12) There's plenty of action, intrigue, and subterfuge in exotic locales around the world with a compelling variety of weapons and gadgets and a motley cast of nefarious villains to contend with.(13) The first group make a living by pretence; the second are masters of subterfuge for whom truth, in the form of exposure, can be deadly.(14) To understand those tactics - which included subterfuge to get into pirates' premises - we need to go back to the 1902 law and ask why it was such a failure.(15) he had to use subterfuge and bluff on many occasions(16) But subterfuge will only contribute to an ecclesial culture of hypocrisy.
1. trickery ::
2. trick ::
3. blind ::
Different Formssubterfuge, subterfuges
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