Synonyms of stratagem


1. ploy, gambit, stratagem, maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre

usage: a maneuver in a game or conversation

2. contrivance, stratagem, dodge, scheme, strategy

usage: an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"

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