Synonyms and Antonyms of ruse
- His act was just a clever ruse to get me to go out with him.
Synonym Discussion of ruse
- the tricks of the trade
- the ruses of smugglers
- the stratagem-filled game
- last-minute maneuvers to avert bankruptcy
- the clever artifices of the stage
- used all of his wiles to ingratiate himself
- a feint toward the enemy's left flank
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