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Deception used to achieve an end:
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  1. Deception used to achieve an end:
  2. Any plan, action, or device used to hide one's true objective, evade a difficult or unpleasant situation, etc.; stratagem; artifice
A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
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  1. A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
  2. A trick, scheme, or plan for deceiving an enemy in war
  3. Any trick or scheme for achieving some purpose
A series of actions and events taking place over a period of time and working to foster a principle or policy:
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  1. A series of actions and events taking place over a period of time and working to foster a principle or policy:
  2. A tendency or trend:
  3. An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
(--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
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  1. (--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
  2. The act, method, or manner of proceeding in some action; esp., the sequence of steps to be followed
  3. A set of established forms or methods for conducting the affairs of an organized body such as a business, club, or government.
A special skill; a knack:
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  1. A special skill; a knack:
  2. (Informal, old) A child or girl, esp. one viewed as cute or pretty
  3. A difficult, dexterous, or clever act designed to amuse:
Deception used to achieve an end:
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  1. Deception used to achieve an end:
  2. Any plan, action, or device used to hide one's true objective, evade a difficult or unpleasant situation, etc.; stratagem; artifice
(Bridge) An attempt to take a trick with a lower card while holding a higher card not in sequence with it, made in the hope that the intervening card is in the hand of the opponent who has already played
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  1. (Bridge) An attempt to take a trick with a lower card while holding a higher card not in sequence with it, made in the hope that the intervening card is in the hand of the opponent who has already played
  2. 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.
  3. The ability to handle delicate and difficult situations skillfully and diplomatically
A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.
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  1. A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.
  2. A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge.
  3. A stratagem, trick, or artifice
Plural form of war game
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  1. Plural form of war game
To represent (an equation) by locating points on a graph and joining them to form a curve
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  1. To represent (an equation) by locating points on a graph and joining them to form a curve
  2. (Math.) To determine or mark the location of (a point) on a graph by means of coordinates
  3. To draw a plan or chart of (a ship's course, etc.)
To make plans, especially secret or devious ones.
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  1. To make plans, especially secret or devious ones.
  2. To plan in a deceitful way; plot
  3. To contrive a plan or scheme for; plot:
To devise, plan, or plot artfully, esp. with evil intent
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  1. To devise, plan, or plot artfully, esp. with evil intent
  2. To devise (a scheme or plot).
To plot or scheme secretly or underhandedly
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  1. To plot or scheme secretly or underhandedly
  2. To carry on a secret love affair
  3. To bring on, or get, by secret or underhanded plotting
To cause to progress or advance:
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  1. To cause to progress or advance:
  2. (--- Games) To change (a piece) from one position to another in a board game:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To evade or bypass (a problem, issue, etc.)
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  1. To evade or bypass (a problem, issue, etc.)
  2. (Intransitive, card games) To play (a card) as a finesse (see noun sense above).
  3. To accomplish by the use of finesse.
To continue to get along; carry on; cope:
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  1. To continue to get along; carry on; cope:
  2. To get (a person) to do what one wishes, esp. by skill, tact, flattery, etc.
  3. (Rare) To use carefully; husband
To bring about, as by scheming; manage:
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  1. To bring about, as by scheming; manage:
  2. To think up; devise; scheme; plan
  3. To form by an exercise of ingenuity; to devise; to plan; to scheme; to plot.
To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
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  1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
  2. To create designs.
  3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
To form, plan, or arrange in the mind; design or contrive:
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  1. To form, plan, or arrange in the mind; design or contrive:
  2. (Law) To transmit or give (real property) by will.
  3. To work out or create (something) by thinking; contrive; plan; invent
To deceive or swindle
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  1. To deceive or swindle
  2. To cheat or deceive or to practice trickery or deception.
(Sports) To position oneself closer to a certain area than is normal or expected:
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  1. (Sports) To position oneself closer to a certain area than is normal or expected:
  2. To deceive by trickery; swindle:
  3. To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
To plan or plot secretly.
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  1. To plan or plot secretly.
  2. To plan and act together secretly, esp. in order to commit a crime
  3. To combine or work together for any purpose or toward any effect
To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
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  1. To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
  2. To change position, direction, form, character, etc.
  3. To use a shift key.
To put on the false appearance of; feign:
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  1. To put on the false appearance of; feign:
  2. To assume a false appearance or character; dissemble.
  3. To pretend to be what one is not
To come from a source; originate or issue:
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  1. To come from a source; originate or issue:
  2. To begin to carry on an action or a process:
  3. To go forward or onward, especially after an interruption; continue:
Used other than as an idiom: see angle,‎ for.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see angle,‎ for.
  2. To try to obtain something by subtle indirect means: political manoeuvres, suggestion, etc.
The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
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  1. The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
  2. A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
  3. Any trick or scheme for achieving some purpose
A detail or branch of tactics
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  1. A detail or branch of tactics
  2. A plan or action for achieving a goal; a maneuver.
  3. Tactics
A result or product of this; thing evolved
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  1. A result or product of this; thing evolved
  2. An unfolding, opening out, or working out; process of development, as from a simple to a complex form, or of gradual, progressive change, as in a social and economic structure
  3. A process of development and change from one state to another, as of the universe in its development through time.
(Slang) An action, device, trick, etc. intended to deceive; esp., in sports, a deceptive maneuver or movement
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  1. (Slang) An action, device, trick, etc. intended to deceive; esp., in sports, a deceptive maneuver or movement
  2. An action taken to achieve an objective; a maneuver:
  3. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) The act of moving, or a player's turn to move
A tendency or trend:
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  1. A tendency or trend:
  2. An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
  3. A series of actions and events taking place over a period of time and working to foster a principle or policy:
(South Atlantic US) The amount that can be carried in the arms in one load:
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  1. (South Atlantic US) The amount that can be carried in the arms in one load:
  2. A momentary shock or scare:
  3. A change or deviation, as in a trend:
The dimensions, quantity, or capacity of something as ascertained by comparison with a standard:
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  1. The dimensions, quantity, or capacity of something as ascertained by comparison with a standard:
  2. The act or process of determining extent, dimensions, etc.; measurement
  3. A procedure; course of action; step
A particular manner of moving:
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  1. A particular manner of moving:
  2. An action taken to achieve an objective; a maneuver:
  3. (Chess, Checkers, etc.) The act of moving, or a player's turn to move
A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
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  1. A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
  2. (--- Law) The set of rules under which litigation is conducted, especially in contrast to the set of substantive legal principles that determine the merits of legal controversies and disputes.
  3. The act, method, or manner of proceeding in some action; esp., the sequence of steps to be followed
Something, such as a ledge or an offset, that resembles a step of a stairway.
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  1. Something, such as a ledge or an offset, that resembles a step of a stairway.
  2. A very short distance:
  3. A degree in progress or a grade or rank in a scale:
A detail or branch of tactics
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  1. A detail or branch of tactics
  2. A manoeuvre, or action calculated to achieve some end.
  3. A plan or action for achieving a goal; a maneuver.
Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
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  1. Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
  2. Something contrived or made up to achieve an end, especially by deceiving; a stratagem or ruse:
  3. A sly or artful trick
The fact or condition of being deceived
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  1. The fact or condition of being deceived
  2. The use of deceit.
  3. A ruse; a trick.
An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud. An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud.
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  1. An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud. An invention, typically a mechanical object; a tactic or contrivance for the purpose of committing a deception or fraud.
  2. A design, often with a motto, on a coat of arms; heraldic emblem
  3. A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
The act of dodging:
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  1. The act of dodging:
  2. A cunning or deceitful act intended to evade something or trick someone:
  3. A clever or resourceful device, plan, etc.
A deceptive action calculated to divert attention from one's real purpose.
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  1. A deceptive action calculated to divert attention from one's real purpose.
  2. A military attack or maneuver that is meant to divert attention away from a planned point of attack.
  3. A body movement that is intended to divert another's attention, often by being deliberately left uncompleted:
A device employed to cheat, deceive, or trick, especially a mechanism for the secret and dishonest control of gambling apparatus.
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  1. A device employed to cheat, deceive, or trick, especially a mechanism for the secret and dishonest control of gambling apparatus.
  2. A secret means of controlling a gambling device
  3. An attention-getting device or feature, typically superficial, designed to promote the success of a product, campaign, etc.
The act or instance of engaging in deception under an assumed name or identity.
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  1. The act or instance of engaging in deception under an assumed name or identity.
  2. The act or practice of an impostor; fraud; deception
A device for guiding a tool or for holding machine work in place.
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  1. A device for guiding a tool or for holding machine work in place.
  2. A typically metal fishing lure with one or more hooks, usually deployed with a jiggling motion on or near the bottom.
  3. A device, often with metal surfaces, used as a guide for a tool or as a template
An action calculated to frustrate an opponent or gain an advantage indirectly or deviously; a maneuver:
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  1. An action calculated to frustrate an opponent or gain an advantage indirectly or deviously; a maneuver:
  2. An action or maneuver intended to outwit or disconcert another person
A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.
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  1. A city of northeast Bulgaria on the Danube River south of Bucharest, Romania. Founded as a Roman fortress, it is today a major port and industrial center.
  2. A crafty stratagem; a subterfuge.
  3. A stratagem, trick, or artifice
Cunning or craft used in deceiving
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  1. Cunning or craft used in deceiving
  2. An artful trick; sly artifice; a feat so dexterous that the manner of performance escapes observation.
  3. A clever or skillful trick or deception; an artifice or stratagem.
The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
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  1. The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
  2. A scheme or maneuver designed to achieve an objective, as in surprising an enemy or deceiving someone.
  3. Any trick or scheme for achieving some purpose
(Informal, old) A child or girl, esp. one viewed as cute or pretty
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  1. (Informal, old) A child or girl, esp. one viewed as cute or pretty
  2. A peculiar event with unexpected, often deceptive results:
  3. An act of jugglery or sleight of hand; also, an illusion of the kind created by legerdemain
A stratagem or trick intended to deceive or ensnare.
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  1. A stratagem or trick intended to deceive or ensnare.
  2. A disarming or seductive manner, device, or procedure:
  3. A sly trick; deceitful artifice; stratagem
An underhanded act or deceitful remark:
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  1. An underhanded act or deceitful remark:
  2. A playful or mischievous act; a prank:
The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
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  1. The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
  2. (Informal) A taking in; specif., cheating, trickery, etc. or a deception, trick, etc.
To prompt to action; rouse:
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  1. To prompt to action; rouse:
  2. To stir the emotions:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To take, extract, separate, or withdraw (someone or something from)
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  1. To take, extract, separate, or withdraw (someone or something from)
  2. To be removable
  3. To move (something) from where it is; lift, push, transfer, or carry away, or from one place to another
To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
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  1. To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
  2. To get along by tricky or evasive means.
  3. To use a shift key.
To make over or convey (property, title to property, etc.) to another
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  1. To make over or convey (property, title to property, etc.) to another
  2. Any and every method of removing something from one person or place to another; specifically, the handing over of possession or control of assets or title. Transfer may be affected by assignment, by delivery, by indorsement, and by operation of law. Any and every method of removing something from one person or place to another; specifically, the handing over of possession or control of assets or title. Transfer may be affected by assignment, by delivery, by indorsement, and by operation of law. the act of handing over possession or control.
  3. To transfer oneself or be transferred; move
To act as a guide
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  1. To act as a guide
  2. To direct the course of; steer:
  3. To serve as a guide.
To bring about by such maneuvering
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  1. To bring about by such maneuvering
  2. To direct or maneuver by cleverness or skill:
  3. (Slang) To be the operator, pilot, etc. (of)
To follow or find a course across, over, or through:
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  1. To follow or find a course across, over, or through:
  2. To give directions to the driver of an automobile, especially by reading a map. Used of a passenger:
  3. To progress through (something) sequentially:
To steer or control the course of:
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  1. To steer or control the course of:
  2. To serve as the pilot of (a plane, for example).
  3. To guide; conduct; lead
(Intransitive) To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).
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  1. (Intransitive) To guide the course of a vessel, vehicle, aircraft etc. (by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or steering wheel).
  2. To guide (a ship or boat) by means of a rudder
  3. To guide a vessel or vehicle.
To direct or maneuver by cleverness or skill:
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  1. To direct or maneuver by cleverness or skill:
  2. (Slang) To be the operator, pilot, etc. (of)
  3. (Sports) To ride (a horse) as jockey.
(Informal) To get, arrange, or maneuver by cleverness, persuasion, etc., or esp. by craftiness, trickery, etc.
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  1. (Informal) To get, arrange, or maneuver by cleverness, persuasion, etc., or esp. by craftiness, trickery, etc.
  2. To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone:
  3. To use clever or deceitful means to obtain or achieve something.
To employ to the greatest possible advantage:
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  1. To employ to the greatest possible advantage:
  2. To make use of; turn to account; utilize productively
  3. To use for one’s own advantage.
(Medicine) To handle and move a body part, either as an examination or for a therapeutic purpose
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  1. (Medicine) To handle and move a body part, either as an examination or for a therapeutic purpose
  2. To move, arrange or operate something using the hands
  3. To move, arrange, operate, or control by the hands or another body part or by mechanical means, especially in a skillful manner:
To act or conduct oneself in a specified way:
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  1. To act or conduct oneself in a specified way:
  2. To put (a specified card) into play
  3. (Music) To perform on an instrument:
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