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synonyms for chicane

  • chicanery
  • deceit
  • dishonesty
  • razzle-dazzle
  • scam
  • shell game
  • stunt
  • cheat
  • cheating
  • con
  • dodge
  • double-dealing
  • dupery
  • flimflam
  • fraud
  • guile
  • hoax
  • imposture
  • pretense
  • quackery
  • shenanigans
  • sting
  • bait and switch
  • double-cross
  • fast shuffle
  • fourberie
  • funny business
  • sharp practice
  • snow job
  • swindling
  • underhandedness
See also synonyms for: chicaned / chicaning
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antonyms for chicane

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  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • truthfulness
  • reality
  • truth
  • stupidity
  • forthrightness
  • truth
  • openness
  • honor
  • uprightness
  • fairness
  • truthfulness
  • sincerity
  • honesty
  • frankness
    • give
    • support
    • help
    • protect
    • assist
    • aid
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    How to use chicane in a sentence

    You will not wonder that I lose time and catch at every hope, rather than involve myself in that labyrinth of Chicane and expense.
    PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
    A revoking side may score nothing either above or below the line except for honours or chicane.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
    He thinks that all the resources of ingenuity ought to be employed to baffle chicane, not to support it.
    THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. XI. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
    I never darkened it with absurd and contradictory notions, nor confounded it with chicane and sophistry.
    THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
    Apparently Judge Dunder had in this case resolved to wink a little at chicane and decide for justice in the broader sense.
    THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
    The new recruit in the army of business chicane nodded his head.
    THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
    Chicane, a hand which is without a trump, adds the value of three honours to the honour score.
    BRIDGE; ITS PRINCIPLES AND RULES OF PLAYJ.B. ELWELL
    Double Chicane, a player and partner having no trumps, adds the value of four honours to the honour score.
    BRIDGE; ITS PRINCIPLES AND RULES OF PLAYJ.B. ELWELL
    A game consists of thirty points obtained by tricks alone, exclusive of any points counted for honours, chicane or slam.
    BRIDGE; ITS PRINCIPLES AND RULES OF PLAYJ.B. ELWELL
    Remark what he says here, and then judge whether these inferences are to be eluded by any chicane.
    THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. XII. (OF XII.)EDMUND BURKE
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    WORDS RELATED TO CHICANE

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