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1. trickery

noun. ['ˈtrɪkɝi'] the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them).

Synonyms

  • dupery
  • humbug
  • shenanigan
  • deceit
  • hoax
  • chicanery
  • guile
  • fraud
  • fraudulence
  • jugglery
  • dissimulation
  • chicane
  • wile
  • put-on
  • deception

Antonyms

  • understatement
  • honesty
  • ingenuousness
  • roughness

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Words that Rhyme with Trickery

  • vicary
  • hickory

Example sentences of the word trickery


1. Noun, singular or mass
The reader will likely see through any attempt to fog weaknesses in the argument with linguistic trickery.

2. trickery

noun. ['ˈtrɪkɝi'] verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way.

Synonyms

  • skullduggery
  • skulduggery
  • hanky panky
  • slickness
  • misrepresentation
  • jiggery-pokery
  • hocus-pocus
  • deception
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