a misleading movement designed to distract an opponent, such as in boxing or fencinga tiny feint or lunge to one side
The letter was a bluff.
manoeuvres to block the electoral process
It was probably just a dodge to stop you going away.
mock attack, , , ,
He claimed the police beat him up under the pretence that he was resisting arrest.
I reduced my spending by the simple expedient of destroying my credit cards.
This was a ruse to divide them.
the artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
They said the plan was no more than a clever political gambit.
Most people can see right through that type of subterfuge.
a competitive stratagem to secure customer loyalty
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in the sense of artifice
a clever trickthe artifice and illusion of sleight-of-hand card tricks
in the sense of blind
a person, action, or thing that serves to deceive or conceal the truth
in the sense of dodge
a cunning and deceitful trickIt was probably just a dodge to stop you going away.
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Life on the edge
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