noun. ['ˈɑːrtəfɪs'] a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture).
- tactical maneuver
- tactical manoeuvre
- artifice (French)
- artificium (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Artifice
Example sentences of the word artifice
1. Noun, singular or mass
Natural beauty is prized over artifice, which can be quite a cultural change from American standards.
Quotes containing the word artifice
1. Art lies by its own artifice.
2. A Poem Must Have an Accomplice If you cannot bamboozle the reader into becoming a willing accomplice to your artifice and collusion the poem won't fly.
- Beryl Dov