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Definition of Subterfuge

trickery or deceit used to manipulate or achieve one’s goals

Examples of Subterfuge in a sentence

Pinocchio’s lies and subterfuge caused his nose to grow longer and longer.

The prisoners resorted to subterfuge, tricking the guards into letting them out of their cells.

Full of trickery, the sly foxed used his subterfuge to sneak his way into the chicken coop.

Subterfuge led by the deceitful media caused everyday people to be confused.

During the war, the traitor’s subterfuge caused his home country to lose an important battle.

From now on, he will no longer subterfuge to his family and instead focus on living an honest lifestyle.

If you don't want to be involved with the subterfuge, tell the truth.

Done with the subterfuge, Kevin is going to come clean about his drug addiction.

Teachers who rig tests are playing a role in the ever-growing subterfuge in the classroom.

Magazines partake in subterfuge by photoshopping models to look vastly thinner.

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