Artifice in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Artifice

a move made to obtain an advantage or trick someone

Examples of Artifice in a sentence

I was pleased when the car salesman did not use an artifice to try and get me to purchase a defective vehicle. 🔊

When the con artist tried to fool the old man with his artifice, he found himself in front of the man’s loaded shotgun. 🔊

The crooked delivery guy hoped his artifice of overcharging customers would go unnoticed by his supervisors. 🔊

As soon as the detectives discover the artifice the kidnapper used to lure his victim, they will have a lead on the criminal’s identity. 🔊

The company’s artifice centers on lowering their prices to the point that no other company can compete. 🔊

One artifice of a child predator is to entice the youngsters with interesting items such as free ice cream or adorable puppies. 🔊

Because the bank robber knew he needed an artifice to distract the security guard, he decided to blow up a car in the parking lot. 🔊

Everybody knows Jane’s flirtation with the elderly gentlemen is simply an artifice she is using to get her bills paid. 🔊

During the treasure hunt, we will make use of an artifice to trick our opponents into searching in the wrong area. 🔊

The magician’s illusion was nothing but a cleverly designed artifice. 🔊

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