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English noun: chicanery

1. chicanery (act) the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)


Synonymschicane, guile, shenanigan, trickery, wile


Broader (hypernym)deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation


Narrower (hyponym)dupery, fraud, fraudulence, hoax, humbug, jugglery, put-on









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