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- 1. trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery, misrepresentation, deceit, deception
- usage: verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
- 2. trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan, deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation
- usage: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
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