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trick

trick

 
 
pronunciation:
trIk
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something done to fool or cheat someone.
His lie was a trick to get my money.
similar words:
device, dodge, fraud, gimmick, hoax, scheme, snare, swindle, trap
definition 2: a joke or prank.
My brother has played many tricks on me.
synonyms:
gag, hoax, prank
similar words:
caper, jest, joke, practical joke
definition 3: an act of skill or magic.
He taught his monkey a new trick.The gymnast did tricks on the high bar.
 
synonyms:
feat, maneuver, stunt
similar words:
act, deed, exploit, move, strategy, tactic
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or marked by deception or skill.
The football team used a trick play to score the goal.
synonyms:
misleading
similar words:
clever, crafty, surprising, tricky, unusual
definition 2: made for use in tricks.
The magician had a trick deck of cards.
similar words:
altered, hidden, magic, secret, special
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: tricked, tricking, tricks
definition: to cheat or fool someone.
They tricked me into paying twice what this dress is worth.
synonyms:
deceive, fool
similar words:
bait, bluff, decoy, double-cross, mislead, outwit, snow, swindle, trap
derivation: tricker (n.)
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