Chicanery [shi-key-nuh-ree, chi-] (noun)
- the use of tricks to deceive someone
- trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry
- a quibble or subterfuge used to trick, deceive, or evade
Subterfuge [suhb-ter-fyooj] (noun)
- an artifice or expedient used to evade a rule, escape a consequence, hide something, etc.
- He employed a very clever subterfuge to kill his enemies.
- If his chicanery is exposed, he will be killed by his enemies.
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