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gambit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gambit

  1. a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end I couldn't tell whether her earlier poor-mouthing had been sincere or just a gambit to get me to pick up the dinner check Synonyms of gambit artifice, device, dodge, fetch, flimflam, trick, gimmick, jig, juggle, knack, play, ploy, scheme, shenanigan, sleight, stratagem, wileWords Related to gambit bluff, end run, feint; cheating, chicanery, cozenage, craft, crookery, cunning, deception, dupery, duplicity, fakery, jugglery, legerdemain, skulduggery (or skullduggery), subterfuge, swindling, trickery; fraud, gaff, hoax, sham, swindle; blind, front, smoke screen



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