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1 chicanery

The use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them).

synonyms: chicane, guile, shenanigan, trickery, wile.

Roget 702: cunning, craft; cunningness, craftiness etc. adj.; subtlety, artificiality; maneuvering etc. v.; temporization; circumvention.    chicane, ... show more

Roget 477: intuition, instinct, association, hunch, gut feeling; presentiment, premonition; rule of thumb; superstition; astrology; faith (supposition) 514.    sophistry, ... show more

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Dutch: chicanes, chikane, drogreden, fopperij, list, trucage, valsspelerij

Moby thesaurus: art, artful dodge, artifice, bag of tricks, baseness, bickering, blind, bluff, boggling, bosey, captiousness, catch, caviling, cheating, chicane, chouse, collusion, connivance, connivery, conspiracy ... show more.

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