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Synonyms for chicanery
ʃɪˈkeɪ nə ri, tʃɪ-chi·cane·ry

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  1. chicanerynoun

    Deception by use of trickery, quibbling, or subterfuge.

    dishonesty, fraud, trickery, subterfuge

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. chicanery

    artifice, subtlety, sophistry, subterfuge, prevarication, shift, trickery, dodge, quibble, mystification, pettifogging, underhandedness

    openness, candor, fairness, cogency, demonstrativeness, soundness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigannoun

    the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

    deceitfulness, trickery, cunning, wile, hocus-pocus, devilment, rascality, skullduggery, devilry, jiggery-pokery, roguishness, slickness, mischief-making, mischievousness, shenanigan, craftiness, guile, hanky panky, foxiness, roguery, wiliness, craft, mischief, slyness, deviltry, skulduggery, chicane

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chicanerynoun

    trickery, duplicity, chicane, sophistry, sophistication, deception

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chicanerynoun

    trickery, chicane

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  1. Von Bergen:

    The number of charlatans has increased, and there's a lot more chicanery associated with this whole phenomenon.

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  • المغالطةArabic
  • Schikane, Täuschung, TäuschungsmanöverGerman
  • petkutus, petos, epärehellisyysFinnish
  • chicanerieFrench
  • krętactwo, matactwoPolish
  • крючкотворство, уловкаRussian
  • چکنریUrdu

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