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Synonyms for ploy
plɔɪploy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gambit, ploynoun

    an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker

    Synonyms:
    gambit, stratagem

  2. ploy, gambit, stratagemnoun

    a maneuver in a game or conversation

    Synonyms:
    dodge, gambit, contrivance, stratagem

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  1. List of paraphrases for "ploy":

    stratagem, trick, ruse, manoeuvre, sleight, gimmick

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How to use ploy in a sentence?

  1. The Ayatollah:

    Iran will never accept this, this is the Americans' ploy. Removal of sanctions should be part of any agreement.

  2. Ali Khamenei:

    The strange drop in oil prices in such a short time is a political ploy and unrelated to the market. Our common enemies are using oil as a political ploy and they definitely have a role in this severe fall in prices, (Khamenei) endorsed an agreement between the presidents of Iran and Venezuela for a coordinated campaign against the slide in oil prices.

  3. The Taliban:

    This election process is nothing more than a ploy to deceive the common people ... for satisfying the ego of a limited number of sham politicians.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    It is not a final deadline for legislative text. It is not a cynical ploy, it is not a fish-or-cut-bait moment. It is not an attempt to jam anyone. It is only a signal that Senate Democrats is ready to get the process started – something Senate Democrats has routinely done on other bipartisan bills this year.

  5. Defense Secretary:

    The general concept was discussed, not as a strategy we deliberately adopted, but rather as something we pointed out as a matter of fact, the thing is, it wasn't a ploy.

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