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Chicanery

November 1st, 2013 ·No Comments

This word was brought to my attention this morning. I thought I understood what it meant.

chi·can·er·y
SHi?k?n?r?,CHi-/
noun
noun: chicanery
  1. 1.
    the use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or legal purpose.
    “an underhanded person who schemes corruption and political chicanery behind closed doors”
    synonyms: trickery, deception, deceit, deceitfulness, duplicity, dishonesty, deviousness, unscrupulousness, underhandedness, subterfuge, fraud, fraudulence, swindling, cheating, duping, hoodwinking; More

    archaicmanagement, knavery
    “we didn’t catch on to his chicanery until it was too late”
I’d say I understand it just fine.

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