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
While managers are disposable commodities for Abramovich, retaining a player with the trickery and attacking threat of Hazard is essential.
Sam Ehlinger, now at University of Texas and a product of Westlake, tweeted out a video of his former school, running its version of trickery.
The Eagles used some trickery, facing fourth-and-goal on the 1 with less than a minute to play.
And, unlike the Patriots, Ehlinger could see the trickery unfolding.
Philadelphia used some trickery, facing fourth-and-goal on the 1 with less than a minute to play.
But Wallace was engaged in financial trickery with the museum and his businesses were houses of cards.
Obviously, President Obama and Senate Democrats—who still controlled the higher chamber—rejected the idea that their signature legislative achievement of the decade should be de facto repealed through parliamentary trickery and hostage-taking.
The deceptive trickery from the former West Ham man meant Oukidja had to be brought off with a knee injury, and shall undergo an MRI scan in the coming days.
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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
TRICKERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trickery for English Language Learners
: the use of tricks to deceive or cheat someone
TRICKERY Defined for Kids
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