Skullduggery
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Skullduggery [skuhl-duhg-uh-ree]

NOUN

NOUN

  • An instance with dishonest or deceitful behaviour.

  • The use of clever underhand actions to achieve an end.

Example

“The committee investigated the bank after the customers accused the bank of skullduggery and cheating.”

“The teacher was aware of the student’s skullduggery towards his classmates, but she never expected him to do the same to her.”

Synonyms

Chicanery, Trickery, Crafty, Cunning

Antonyms

Honest, Guileless, Plainness

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