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chicanery

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  • noundeception, trickery
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Synonyms for chicanery

noun deception, trickery
  • dishonesty
  • duplicity
  • machination
  • stratagem
  • artifice
  • cheating
  • chicane
  • deviousness
  • dodge
  • double-crossing
  • double-dealing
  • feint
  • fraud
  • furtiveness
  • gambit
  • intrigue
  • maneuver
  • plot
  • ploy
  • ruse
  • skullduggery
  • sophistry
  • subterfuge
  • wiles
  • fourberie
  • hanky-panky
  • sharp practice
  • surreptitiousness
  • underhandedness

Antonyms for chicanery

  • honesty
  • openness
  • truthfulness
  • forthrightness
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More words related to chicanery

artifice

noun. cunning; deception
  • artfulness
  • chicanery
  • craftiness
  • dishonesty
  • duplicity
  • guile
  • scheming
  • slyness
  • trickery
  • wiliness

casuistry

noun. overgeneral reasoning

cheat

noun. trick

craftiness

noun. deceitfulness

deceit

noun. particular type of trick, misleading

decoy

noun. bait, trap
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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