artifice[ ahr-tuh-fis ]SEE DEFINITION OF artifice
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ARTIFICE
The artifice was too palpable to escape Rotha's observation.
They held the secret of artifice in metals and gems; they were architects and sculptors.
Jeff had been summoned, and Esther met him with no pretence at an artifice of coolness.
There was not an artifice I did not practise to cure myself of this baleful infatuation.
The latter then resorted to artifice, seeing that force was unavailing.
But he was human in other ways, too, and this became apparent because he was not capable of artifice.
You 'd give a lad to the Jesuits, then, to be trained up in every artifice and distrust?
But he was human in other ways, too, and they were apparent because he was not capable of artifice.
And why will you obscure the Glory of your Life, by an Artifice unworthy of you?
Laverna was the presiding goddess of thieves, and of all artifice and fraud.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ARTIFICE
- magic words
- monkey business
- mumbo jumbo
- open sesame
- sleight of hand
- smoke and mirrors
- sharp practice