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Synonyms for gambit
ˈgæm bɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gambit, ploy(noun)

    an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker

    Synonyms:
    ploy, stratagem

  2. ploy, gambit, stratagem(noun)

    a maneuver in a game or conversation

    Synonyms:
    dodge, contrivance, ploy, stratagem

  3. gambit(noun)

    a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position

    Synonyms:
    ploy, stratagem

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    masterstroke, maneuver

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