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Word: ruse

Definition: trick to deceive; stratagem

Sentences Containing 'ruse'

This posing at the piano and over the album was only a little ruse adopted by way of precaution.
"Indeed, it is a likely ruse enough," observed Bradstreet thoughtfully.

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