Thesaurus / artifice

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The capture of Tarentum, though effected by artifice more than valour, was considered honourable to Fabius.

What he could obtain by negociations or by artifice, he required not by force of arms.

By that artifice he secured all the remaining property of the unhappy sufferers for his own use.

In the whole course of the education of her son and daughter, she has pursued a system of artifice.

It is not a matter of artifice and simulation; it is a matter of being genuine and not a sham.

Shadows of the StageWilliam Winter

Whenever women are treated like slaves,” he writes, “they act like slaves with artifice and hypocricy.

The adversary at last discovered the artifice, and "for the next five years," to quote Moore's own words, "we met as strangers."

American SketchesCharles Whibley

The girl was inexperienced and had used no artifice, but he did not think she could have played her part better.

Whatever man contrives or devises is an artifice, a thing of art not of nature, and therefore artificial.

In war they go forward without sheltering themselves behind trees, or aiding their natural valour by any artifice.

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