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trump card

[ truhmp kahrd for 1; truhmp kahrd for 2 ]SEE DEFINITION OF trump card

Synonyms for trump card

  • ace in the hole
  • ace up one's sleeve
  • card up one's sleeve
  • key resource
  • leg up
  • secret weapon
  • trump
  • upper hand
  • whip hand
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Yet he realized that if a trump card was to be played it must be then.

And this was a Dawson dance-hall, the trump card in the nightly game of despoliation.

But at this point the trump card he had been concealing in his sleeve was thrown on the table.

Had they snatched that trump card from their adversaries and were they going to play it?

She had not played her trump card yet, and the time was short.

The day before the election, Mrs. Crow played her trump card.

She's a trump card, and she's a coquette—can't help being one.

But Miss Thorn was his trump card, and she now came forward.

He produced it with gentle ostentation, as one would a trump card.

He had been dealt a trump card; but he was too clever to play it at once.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TRUMP CARD

ace in the hole

nounhidden advantage
  • ace up one's sleeve
  • card up one's sleeve
  • decisive argument
  • decisive resource
  • reserve
  • secret advantage
  • secret weapon
  • sure advantage
  • trump card
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