Sentence Examples

  • It was only a ruse to get her alone.
  • The ruse was successful, but Peisistratus soon quarrelled with Megacles over Coesyra.
  • Was he gold digging, or was it simply a ruse to spend the night?
  • In an agony of remorse, he would now have abdicated "as being unworthy to reign longer"; but his trembling boyars, fearing some dark ruse, refused to obey any one but himself.
  • It was simply a ruse to keep her from exploring that path and what lay beyond.

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