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shell game

noun as in confidence game

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It’s just this shell game of information about how our system is operating.

No one has been a bigger perpetrator of this shell game lie than Emmert.

The Wall Street shell game can be viewed another way—through those literal markets that always stay ahead of the regulators.

You see,” he explained, moving to the washstand, “this shell game is easy enough when you know how.

Even in this here simple little shell game I got to have a podner.

Where would you find a man to run your shell game while you was gone?

Psionics hadn't done away with anything including the old shell game.

My impression was that if he had said "shell game" he would have more accurately stated his case.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shell game, such as: bunco game, con game, thimblerig, and thimblerigging.

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