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She sought out affairs that required subterfuge and lies, then sabotaged them with open infidelities.
They were built so users could share banal life updates or pictures, their founders never anticipating their products would one day contribute to an attempted subterfuge of American democracy.
WHAT IF THE WEB LOOKED MORE LIKE WIKIPEDIA?ALEX FITZPATRICKJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
The deception, sabotage, and subterfuge continue throughout his quest to retake his home, and serve to spread the legend of “the Ghost,” a fallen samurai who has risen to exact revenge on the Mongol army.
"Only as a sister should think of an absent brother," returned Dorothy, ashamed of the subterfuge.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
I never feared any thing but guilt, and I will not purchase life at the expense of a base subterfuge.
Necessity drove me to subterfuge: I pretended total inability to distinguish the needles.
He passionately denounced the surrender, the "policy of subterfuge and crooked ways," which threatened to founder Italy.
This was too transparent a subterfuge to deceive one even so unaccustomed to life in these solitudes as Jack Dudley.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
There was no pretence anywhere to be descried in their depths: nor evil nor subterfuge of any sort.
He knew that attempts at subterfuge and evasion would be vain.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS

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