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trickery

trick·er·y

trickery

 
pronunciation:
trI k ri
part of speech: noun
inflections: trickeries
definition 1: the use of tricks, esp. to deceive, outdo, or cheat.
synonyms:
chicanery, craft, deceit, deception, monkey business
antonyms:
honesty
similar words:
artfulness, cunning, dishonesty, intrigue, subterfuge, wiliness
definition 2: an act or instance of using a trick or tricks.
synonyms:
chicanery, deceit, deception, dishonesty, duplicity, fakery, fraud, humbug
similar words:
artifice, cheat, contrivance, device, finesse, gambit, guile, hoax, machination, maneuver, ploy, pretense, ruse, sham, stratagem, subterfuge, wile