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synonyms for legerdemain

  • artfulness
  • chicanery
  • conjuring
  • craftiness
  • cunning
  • deceit
  • deception
  • hocus-pocus
  • manipulation
  • trickery
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antonyms for legerdemain

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  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • uprightness
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How to use legerdemain in a sentence

The ad world knows it needs to change, it’s facing calls to change, it says it’s going to change, but then in the perfect act of legerdemain, it does … absolutely nothing.
THE BRAVE NEW WORLD OF ADVERTISINGDANIEL MALLOYFEBRUARY 7, 2021OZY
People magazine called them the “Liberaces of legerdemain,” after the outrageously overdressed Las Vegas star.
SIEGFRIED FISCHBACHER, HALF OF LARGE-ANIMAL MAGIC TEAM SIEGFRIED & ROY, DIES AT 81MATT SCHUDELJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They are impossible of explanation on any hypothesis calculated to reduce his work to the vulgar plane of legerdemain.
DO THE DEAD RETURN?ANONYMOUS
Professor Stanyon is one of the most prolific as well as one of the cleverest living writers, on the subject of legerdemain.
MAGICELLIS STANYON
The horrible act of Poisoning and all the tricks and conveyances of juggling and legerdemain are fully deciphered.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
"Of the marvellous art of legerdemain, Monsieur Arbuthnot," interrupted the Chevalier eagerly.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
The Alchemist and the Rosicrucian are no more, and of all their race, the professor of Legerdemain alone survives.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
That had been the instinctive legerdemain of mountain quickness, which even drink had not blunted.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Even among exponents of legitimate legerdemain, there are very few who have any cognisance of them whatever.
SHARPS AND FLATSJOHN NEVIL MASKELYNE
She gazed at them with wide-open eyes, half convinced of some legerdemain.
GORDON CRAIGRANDALL PARRISH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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