Synonyms of 'skulduggery'
trickeryDictionary, swindling, machinations
accusations of intimidation and political skulduggery
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Double-dealing is behaviour which is deliberately deceitful.
There has been some double-dealing
If you accuse someone of duplicity, you mean that they are deceitful.
He was guilty of duplicity in his private dealings.
Trickery is the use of dishonest methods in order to achieve something.
They will resort to trickery in order to impress their clients.
Thesaurus for skulduggery from the Collins English Thesaurus
Skulduggery is behaviour in which someone acts in a dishonest way in order to achieve their aim .