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synonyms for gambit

  • artifice
  • design
  • device
  • gimmick
  • jig
  • maneuver
  • play
  • ploy
  • ruse
  • trick
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antonyms for gambit

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  • frankness
  • honesty
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How to use gambit in a sentence

Regular visitors to local art spaces will recognize some artists’ familiar gambits in new editions.
IN THE GALLERIES: A WIDE ARRAY OF MEDIA CARRY ELECTION-YEAR MESSAGESMARK JENKINSOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s a calculated gambit, primed to prod advertisers into thinking they’re missing out on the next big thing in social media.
‘WE’RE AT THE CRUX OF IT’: HOW TIKTOK RIVAL TRILLER IS BRASHLY PITCHING ADVERTISERSSEB JOSEPHOCTOBER 12, 2020DIGIDAY
Charles Schwab’s namesake brokerage, which slashed brokerage commissions in the 1970s, had a similar marketing gambit.
ROBINHOOD’S SPEEDY RISE IS SHAKING UP THE BROKERAGE MARKETJOHN DETRIXHESEPTEMBER 19, 2020QUARTZ
I guess Falwell folded on that gambit when he realized, as I’ve said here many a time, video is forever.
WHO AMONG US HAS NOT SEDUCED THE POOL BOY?EUGENE ROBINSONAUGUST 30, 2020OZY
As publishers look for pockets of audience engagement wherever they can find them, limited-run educational newsletters are a gambit gaining some traction.
‘THE SECOND WAVE’: PUBLISHERS SEE THE VALUE OF PROVIDING EDUCATION THROUGH NEWSLETTER COURSESKAYLEIGH BARBERAUGUST 27, 2020DIGIDAY
Whatever kind of gambit is being played here, it is bigger than any of its parts or pieces.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
When the rolling was very bad, Mrs. Gambit clutched me with one hand and her right hand neighbour with the other.
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEETWALTER BESANT AND JAMES RICE
Nor could I understand why Mrs. Gambit spoke scornfully of this act of kindness, which was entirely unexpected by me.
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEETWALTER BESANT AND JAMES RICE
Supper ended, Mr. Gambit lit a pipe of tobacco and began to smoke, begging me not to mind him.
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEETWALTER BESANT AND JAMES RICE
When he had finished, Mrs. Gambit dropped her chin and returned to practical business.
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEETWALTER BESANT AND JAMES RICE
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WORDS RELATED TO GAMBIT

  • con
  • contrivance
  • device
  • dodge
  • expedient
  • gambit
  • gimmick
  • machination
  • maneuver
  • play
  • ploy
  • racket
  • ruse
  • savvy
  • scam
  • stratagem
  • subterfuge
  • tactic
  • wile
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