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Sleight synonyms
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Something contrived or made up to achieve an end, especially by deceiving; a stratagem or ruse:
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  1. Something contrived or made up to achieve an end, especially by deceiving; a stratagem or ruse:
  2. Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
  3. Trickery or craft
Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
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  1. Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
  2. Any of various hobbies in which things are made by hand, including painting, origami, scrapbooking, etc.
  3. Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
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  1. Something that deceives, as an illusion, or is meant to deceive, as a fraud
  2. A ruse; a trick.
  3. The use of deceit.
An act intended to deceive or trick.
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  1. An act intended to deceive or trick.
  2. A trick or fraud, esp. one meant as a practical joke
  3. Something that has been established or accepted by fraudulent means.
(Obs.) Knowledge, understanding, or judgment
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  1. (Obs.) Knowledge, understanding, or judgment
  2. An art, trade, or technique, particularly one requiring use of the hands or body:
  3. A developed talent or ability:
Skill in using one's hands or body; adroitness
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  1. Skill in using one's hands or body; adroitness
  2. Skill and grace in physical movement, especially in the use of the hands; adroitness.
  3. Mental skill or adroitness; cleverness.
Great skill or knowledge in a particular field or hobby
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  1. Great skill or knowledge in a particular field or hobby
  2. Skill or knowledge in a particular area.
  3. The skill, knowledge, judgment, etc. of an expert
The characteristic of being deft.
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  1. The characteristic of being deft.
Skill in using one's hands or body; adroitness
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  1. Skill in using one's hands or body; adroitness
  2. Skill and grace in physical movement, especially in the use of the hands; adroitness.
  3. Mental skill or adroitness; cleverness.
The state or quality of being dexterous.
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  1. The state or quality of being dexterous.
Superior strength, courage, or daring, especially in battle.
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  1. Superior strength, courage, or daring, especially in battle.
  2. Skillfulness and manual ability; adroitness or dexterity.
  3. Superior skill or ability.
(Obs.) Knowledge, understanding, or judgment
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  1. (Obs.) Knowledge, understanding, or judgment
  2. An art, trade, or technique, particularly one requiring use of the hands or body:
  3. A developed talent or ability:
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
A series of aircraft movements executed by the pilot according to a specific pattern, as a roll, a loop, etc.
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  1. A series of aircraft movements executed by the pilot according to a specific pattern, as a roll, a loop, etc.
  2. A movement or combination of movements involving skill and dexterity:
  3. Any skillful change of movement or direction in driving or controlling a vehicle or craft
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
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
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 special skill; a knack:
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  1. A special skill; a knack:
  2. An act of jugglery or sleight of hand; also, an illusion of the kind created by legerdemain
  3. A peculiar event with unexpected, often deceptive results:
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.
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