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synonyms for smoke and mirrors

  • artful deception
  • crap
  • flimflam
  • hokum
  • legerdemain
  • sleight of hand
  • snow job
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The young men gathered round him and offered him a cigar, which he accepted and began to smoke.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The smoke from her kitchen fire rose white as she put in dry sumac to give it a start.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
In most club card-rooms smoking is not permitted, but at the Pandemonium it is the fashion to smoke everywhere.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
When the smoke and dust cleared away nothing stirred on the whole of that piece of ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It's good for nothing but to choke a man and fill him full of smoke and embers.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Smokers, tossing pipes and puffing smoke over the dinner-table, forgot all cleanliness and modesty.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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