Examples of trickery in a Sentence
He resorted to trickery to get what he wanted.
Delia resorted to trickery—even loading up the fishing equipment—to induce her dog into the car for his vet appointment.
Recent Examples of trickery from the Web
Rose Bowl: Watch Baker Mayfield catch TD pass on trick play, give Oklahoma big lead over Georgia Oklahoma used a little trickery to take a 31-14 lead over Georgia just before halftime of Monday's Rose Bowl, with Baker Mayfield on the receiving end.
Most corporations use loopholes and trickery to never pay the effective tax rate.
Cue the #BenjaminButton issue: There is SO MUCH trickery that could occur from this youth-sprouting magic compound.
An attempt to steal a cell phone from a North Chicago father through trickery by an 18-year-old and two juveniles turned into tragedy in April, when the man was killed after the scam turned unintentionally deadly.
Elegantly done, however much digital trickery was involved.
Zaha skinned Daryl Janmaat with some incredible footwork and trickery and crossed for James McArthur, who held his nerve to steer in and grab the three points for the Eagles.
Kris doesn’t see what she’s done as a scam, and instead thinks her daughters should view her trickery as a life lesson.
But Maynard was far from the only one to experiment in self-portrait trickery in the early days of photography.
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First Known Use of trickery
artfulness, caginess (also cageyness), craftiness, cunning, deviousness, foxiness, oiliness, shadiness, sharpness, shiftiness, shrewdness, slickness, slipperiness, slyness, sneakiness, treachery, underhandedness, wiliness;
Synonym Discussion of trickery
- magicians are masters of deception
- indicted for fraud
- a go-between suspected of double-dealing
- obtained the papers by subterfuge
- resorted to trickery to gain their ends
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