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synonyms for sleight of hand

  • chicanery
  • deception
  • trickery
  • conjuration
  • deceit
  • double-dealing
  • escamotage
  • hocus-pocus
  • legerdemain
  • magic
  • prestidigitation
  • smoke and mirrors

antonyms for sleight of hand

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  • honesty
  • truthfulness
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How to use sleight of hand in a sentence

After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Not a word now,” cried Longcluse harshly, extending his hand quickly towards him; “I may do that which can't be undone.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
“And the matter of the will was all disposed of by the probate judge today, I hear,” said the judge, his hand on the door.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
They came forward, a little timidly, and their latest visitor held out a hand to each.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO SLEIGHT OF HAND

  • conjuration
  • dirty game
  • dirty politics
  • dirty tricks
  • dirty work
  • escamotage
  • foul play
  • jugglery
  • legerdemain
  • mudslinging
  • prestidigitation
  • sleight of hand
  • smoke and mirrors
  • trickery
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.