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noun as in tricky behavior

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It is because of this pressure at home, where any cooperation with the West will be spun as evidence of foreign-funded skullduggery, that the coalition government is expected to place limits on American engagement.

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He and his band are untainted by political skullduggery and economic interest, not to mention accusations of theft.

A second trend involved skullduggery and unethical behavior related to fairly complex matters of globalization and supply chains.

But the hyperactive Sarkozy is hypersensitive to these oft-repeated allegations of skullduggery.

He would be cagey enough to stay ignorant of any overt strife or any other skullduggery that could be laid at his door.

After a little conversation to assure themselves that there was no skullduggery afoot, the truckers consented.

"Very likely he's up to some skullduggery, sir," Matt opined.

We utilize persuasion, skullduggery, and even force to subvert their institutions, to destroy their present culture.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skullduggery, such as: chicanery, trickery, and crafty.

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