Englischer Thesaurus
(Substantiv) 
Definition
behaviour intended to deceive
He was guilty of theft, fraud and deceit on an incredible scale.
Synonyme
lying
Lying is something that I will not tolerate.
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fraud
He was jailed for two years for fraud.
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cheating
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deception
He admitted conspiring to obtain property by deception.
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hypocrisy
He accused newspapers of hypocrisy in their treatment of the story.
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cunning
an example of the cunning of modern art thieves
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pretence
struggling to keep up the pretence that all was well
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dishonesty
She accused the government of dishonesty and incompetence.
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guile
I love children's innocence and lack of guile.
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artifice
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
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trickery
They will resort to trickery in order to impress their clients.
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misrepresentation
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duplicity
He was guilty of duplicity in his private dealings.
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subterfuge
Most people can see right through that type of subterfuge.
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feint
a tiny feint or lunge to one side
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double-dealing
There has been some double-dealing.
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chicanery
The trial revealed a world of crime, corruption and political chicanery.
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wile
His wit and wile has made him one of the sharpest politicians in the Cabinet.
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craftiness
It all points to a criminal mind of almost diabolical craftiness.
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fraudulence
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slyness
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deceitfulness
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underhandedness
Gegensätze

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of artifice
Definition
a clever trick
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
in the sense of chicanery
Definition
trickery or deception
The trial revealed a world of crime, corruption and political chicanery.
Synonyme
cheating,
wiles,
stratagems,
chicane,
skulduggery (informal),
sharp practice,
deviousness,
wire-pulling (US),
underhandedness,
in the sense of craftiness
It all points to a criminal mind of almost diabolical craftiness.
Synonyme
deviousness,
artfulness,
slyness,
trickiness,
wiliness,
foxiness

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