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Karen doesn’t have to keep up the subterfuge by returning through the same door.
SOME PEOPLE GO TO EXTREME LENGTHS TO SOOTHE THEIR NEUROTIC DOGSJOHN KELLYJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Across eight episodes, the drama explores the perspectives of various family members engaged in personal feuds and business subterfuge.
THE NEXT AVA DUVERNAYSSEAN CULLIGANAPRIL 25, 2021OZY
She sought out affairs that required subterfuge and lies, then sabotaged them with open infidelities.
PATRICIA HIGHSMITH’S SORDID SEARCH FOR INSPIRATIONWENDY SMITHJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
IN GHOST OF TSUSHIMA, HONOR IS YOUR GREATEST FOEPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJULY 14, 2020TIME
"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.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Necessity drove me to subterfuge: I pretended total inability to distinguish the needles.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
He passionately denounced the surrender, the "policy of subterfuge and crooked ways," which threatened to founder Italy.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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