stratagem

[ strat-uh-juhm ]SEE DEFINITION OF stratagem
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They could not understand the motive, and feared a stratagem.

Will they not suspect, when once introduced to you, the stratagem that has been adopted?

He merely wished to keep us here a little while until he could by stratagem outflank us.

The stratagem of the wily savage was thus perfectly successful.

They resort to every stratagem which a vile and savage spirit could inspire.

At last she resolved to effect by stratagem that which she could not accomplish openly.

Henry was compelled to resort to stratagem to effect his escape.

He perceived with dismay that the stratagem of his defence had given Anne away.

Shall I tell the reader how this stratagem first occurred to me?

Without a double of any kind,—a creature that does not know a wile or a stratagem!

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