An effective, clever or quick way of doing something.
The definition of a ruse is a trick.
The definition of a wile is a trick or seducing behavior.
Skill or adeptness in execution or performance; dexterity.
The definition of guile is slyness shown in a charming way.
Chastity or purity
(--- Obs.) Honor
hoax; clever act
Deception is defined as an untrue falsehood, or is the act of lying to or tricking someone.
Anything that tricks or mystifies; deceptive or secret device
An action or maneuver intended to outwit or disconcert another person
Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
An art, trade, or technique, particularly one requiring use of the hands or body:
An ingenious or imaginative contrivance.
A skill, talent, or capacity:
The use of clever but tricky talk or action to deceive, evade, etc., as in legal dealings
Diplomacy is defined as the skill for dealing with people effectively in a positive way including the foreign relations with other countries.
A method of leading up to a tenace, as in bridge, in order to prevent an opponent from winning the trick with an intermediate card.
The definition of an intrigue is something that is done secretly through plotting.
An artful or secret plot or scheme, esp. one with evil intent
The definition of a device is a tool or technique used to do a task.
A clever or resourceful device, plan, etc.
A deceptive action calculated to divert attention from one's real purpose.
The definition of a jig is an energetic folk dance, or a template used with a saw for woodworking.
A movement or combination of movements involving skill and dexterity:
The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
(West) To herd (cattle) roughly
A long, very narrow loaf of French bread.
Find another word for artifice. In this page you can discover 75 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for artifice, like: trick, sincerity, vulgarity, ruse, wile, frankness, cunning, deceit, guile, stratagem and truthfulness.