Subterfuge
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Subterfuge [suhb-ter-fyooj]

NOUN

NOUN

  • A trick or dishonest way of achieving something

  • An action to hide something from someone

Example

“The crime branch made it clear that the information was derived by subterfuge.”

“The excuse made by Ramesh sounded more like a subterfuge than a genuine reason.”

Synonyms

Trickery, Deceit, Pretence, Deception, Bluff

Antonyms

Honesty, Veracity, Truthfulness

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