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Noun: trickery  tri-ku-ree
  1. Verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
    - hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery
     
  2. The use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    - chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan

Derived forms: trickeries

Type of: deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation, misrepresentation

Encyclopedia: Trickery