Chicanery and Subterfuge

Subterfuge and Chicanery - Vocabulary Words

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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.

Word Usage:

  • 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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Spurious vocabulary word

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Spurious [spyoor-ee-uhs] (adjective)

  • not genuine, authentic, or true
  • plausible but false
  • intended to deceive

Common Usage: Spurious ideas, Spurious stories, Spurious statements