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chicanery


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chicanery  \Chi*can"er*y\,  n.  [F.  chicanerie.] 
  Mean  or  unfair  artifice  to  perplex  a  cause  and  obscure  the 
  truth;  stratagem;  sharp  practice;  sophistry. 
 
  Irritated  by  perpetual  chicanery.  --Hallam. 
 
  Syn:  Trickery;  sophistry;  stratagem. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chicanery 
  n  :  the  use  of  tricks  to  deceive  someone  (usually  to  extract 
  money  from  them)  [syn:  {trickery},  {guile},  {wile},  {shenanigan}] 




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