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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubterfugesub‧ter‧fuge /ˈsʌbtəfjuːdʒ $ -ər-/ noun [countable, uncountable]  formalTRICK/DECEIVE a secret trick or slightly dishonest way of doing something, or the use of thisby subterfuge Sereni was lured to Moscow by subterfuge.
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subterfugeThe ballot issue is a subterfuge designed to confuse voters.The whole world worked by subterfuge and the will to believe.I dialled and this time decided to try a little subterfuge.He had a sense of subterfuge that was often nearly paralysing.If the real rationale is political subterfuge, are these waivers appropriate at all?I hated all the subterfuges, I hated lying to you.Soon they would be together for ever, the subterfuge and deceit ended.M., the president and Barnett agreed on this subterfuge.
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