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gambit

Synonyms and Antonyms of gambit

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
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Phrases Synonymous with gambit

sleight of hand



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