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He felt offended, as if he had been trickily defeated in an argument.

Next to this motive principle is his desire to make money dishonestly, trickily, meanly, and shabbily.

Fought for it fairly when fairness served best, and trickily when trickiness seemed more profitable.

The prayer was long, intolerably and trickily eloquent and rhetorical, very self-conscious.

WORD ORIGIN

1786, "characterized by tricks," from trick (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "deceptively difficult" is from 1868. Related: Trickily; trickiness. Earlier was tricksy (1590s).

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