Thesaurus / trickster
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The marvel-filled narrative — 100 chapters in the original — derives from popular tales and dramas about a shape-changing trickster and proto-superhero who happens to be a talking monkey.
THE ACTION-PACKED SAGA ‘MONKEY KING: JOURNEY TO THE WEST’ GETS A MODERN TAKEMICHAEL DIRDAMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Relative innocents who’ve come to seek their fortunes in the gold fields, Anna and Emery are soon waylaid by the savvy tricksters who flourish in such communities.
IN STARZ'S ENCHANTING THE LUMINARIES, FATE AND FREE WILL BATTLE AMID NEW ZEALAND'S GOLD RUSHJUDY BERMANFEBRUARY 12, 2021TIME
Online tricksters have already found ways to wreak havoc with the site’s own tools.
CONSERVATIVES GRUMBLING ABOUT CENSORSHIP SAY THEY’RE FLOCKING TO PARLER. THEY TOLD US SO ON TWITTER.DREW HARWELL, RACHEL LERMANNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
These men charged him with being a political trickster, and won most of his followers away from him.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
His lip curled contemptuously at sports that required a mere trickster's turn of the wrist or an animal's sense of direction.
THE HONORABLE PERCIVALALICE HEGAN RICE
Yes—and yet you accuse me of being a trickster, a scoundrel, and a fool, without knowing my works?
The expert trickster of large luck and large fortune makes his way to Monte Carlo, the gambling Mecca of the world.
He was, to undisciplined or envious opponents, a "little magician," a trickster.
MARTIN VAN BURENEDWARD M. SHEPARD
One must, however, give no credence to this little trickster.
Nature is both a trickster and a humorist and sets the will of the species beyond the discernment of the individual.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
WORDS RELATED TO TRICKSTER
- con artist
- lip server
- wolf in sheep's clothing
- feats or tricks archimage
- medicine person
- miracle worker
- witch doctor
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