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Word: chicanery

Definition: trickery; deception


More Vocab Words

::: periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
::: unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
::: disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
::: hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
::: puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
::: comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
::: ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
::: prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: veracious - (of a person) truthful