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English noun: trickery

1. trickery (communication) verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way

Synonymshanky panky, hocus-pocus, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery, slickness

Broader (hypernym)deceit, deception, misrepresentation

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

Synonymschicane, chicanery, guile, shenanigan, wile

Broader (hypernym)deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation

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

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