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curveball

see definition of curveball
  • as inmaneuver
  • as inruse
  • as insurprise
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Synonyms for curveball

noun move, tactic
  • action
  • gimmick
  • manipulation
  • measure
  • movement
  • plot
  • ploy
  • procedure
  • ruse
  • scheme
  • step
  • stunt
  • trick
  • angle
  • artifice
  • contrivance
  • demarche
  • device
  • dodge
  • feint
  • finesse
  • gambit
  • game
  • intrigue
  • jig
  • machination
  • plan
  • play
  • proceeding
  • shenanigans
  • shuffle
  • stratagem
  • subterfuge
  • curveball
  • fancy footwork

Antonyms for curveball

  • cessation
  • ignorance
  • inaction
  • inactivity
  • stoppage
  • honesty
  • openness
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More words related to curveball

maneuver

noun. move, tactic

ruse

noun. trick, deception

ruses

noun. trick, deception

surprise

noun. something amazing; state of amazement

surprises

noun. something amazing; state of amazement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.