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subterfuge Definition

something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
Synonyms: blind,
He wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge.

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By: Jamie
The president governs through subterfuge and propaganda and as a result the United States is at an all time low in the history of the country.

Pinnocchio's subterfuge made his nose grow longer. Deceiving someone to get what you want is just as bad as lying directly to get what you want.