Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de feint

(substantivo) 
Definition
a misleading movement designed to distract an opponent, such as in boxing or fencing
a tiny feint or lunge to one side
Sinônimos
bluff
The letter was a bluff.
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manoeuvre
manoeuvres to block the electoral process
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dodge
It was probably just a dodge to stop you going away.
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mock attack
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pretence
He claimed the police beat him up under the pretence that he was resisting arrest.
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expedient
I reduced my spending by the simple expedient of destroying my credit cards.
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ruse
This was a ruse to divide them.
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artifice
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
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gambit
They said the plan was no more than a clever political gambit.
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subterfuge
Most people can see right through that type of subterfuge.
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stratagem
a competitive stratagem to secure customer loyalty
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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of artifice
Definition
a clever trick
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
in the sense of blind
Definition
a person, action, or thing that serves to deceive or conceal the truth
Sinônimos
front (informal),
smoke screen
in the sense of dodge
Definition
a cunning and deceitful trick
It was probably just a dodge to stop you going away.
Sinônimos
con (slang),
scam (slang),
wheeze (British, slang),
canard,
fastie (Australian, slang)

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