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legerdemain

leg·er·de·main

legerdemain

 
pronunciation:
le jr d meIn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: magic tricks, or skill in the performance of magical illusions; sleight of hand.
His skill in legerdemain was great, but he lacked the showmanship to become a professional magician.
similar words:
magic
definition 2: trickery or deception.
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