subterfuge

[ suhb-ter-fyooj ]SEE DEFINITION OF subterfuge

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUBTERFUGE

There is not a subterfuge or an evasion or a small mean deceit in her soul.

There might be no subterfuge in answer to words so earnest, and Mr. Galloway did not attempt any.

She had never been hard upon female trickery and subterfuge.

Do you descend, sir, to a subterfuge, when I ask you for an explanation?

We must procure the key from the prelate by some subterfuge.

It was only his subterfuge—he thought Pete would not marry without him.

Colonel Pride's name is on the package, but may not that be a subterfuge?

Every lie, trick, subterfuge you can imagine, was practised on poor me.

You would n't be a Frenchman if you had n't a subterfuge to escape a meeting!

This man had presented his innermost self unclothed by any subterfuge.

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