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Noun: ploy  ploy
  1. A tactic or manoeuvre intended to gain an advantage
    - gambit, stratagem
  2. An opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
    - gambit

Derived forms: ploys

Type of: comment, input, maneuver [US], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], remark, tactical maneuver [US], tactical manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Ploy