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Definition of Subterfuge

the action of deceiving; misrepresentation

Examples of Subterfuge in a sentence

Investigators often resort to subterfuge in an attempt to make criminals admit wrongdoing.

Conspiracists argue that landing on the moon was an act of subterfuge.

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

The FTC fined the makers of Ab Circle for promoting strong weight loss claims in the form of subterfuge advertising.

When my girlfriend asks me, "Does this make me look fat?" I subterfuge by saying no.

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.

Who can we believe when a priest, known for his truthfulness, engages in subterfuge conduct?

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

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