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The stratagem worked, because the ships went about from one tack to the other without being seen by the Dutch.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
But I always suspected it was a stratagem on his part to avoid playing, and that nothing really ailed him.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Aunty Rosa had credited him in the past with petty cunning and stratagem that had never entered into his head.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Lady Arabella Seymour escaped from confinement in the tower of London by stratagem.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Rabelais was not more cunning when he hit upon his stratagem for getting carried to Paris.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Why did she not insist on informing her husband at least of her cousin's lapse, of her ignoble stratagem?
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A mono-cell, the amoeba, was able to reproduce itself by the simple stratagem of sub-division.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
French took fort Olivo by stratagem, and captured 900 Spaniards without firing a gun.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I have seen the Editor of the Mercury, and by a stratagem I became possessed of an advanced copy of the paper.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
This innocent stratagem was tried in vain; the poor girl was so patient, so full of compassion for me.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRATAGEM

  • abilities
  • adeptness
  • adroitness
  • aptitudes
  • artistry
  • arts
  • cleverness
  • competences
  • cunning
  • dexterities
  • expertness
  • ingenuity
  • knacks
  • know-hows
  • proficiencies
  • techniques
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