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A cunning act or scheme intended to deceive or outwit someone
“Few were deceived, but it does not prevent the same trick being used again and again.”
A mischievous practical joke
“She thought Elaine was playing some trick on her.”
A peculiar or characteristic habit or mannerism
“We do our usual trick of ignoring him completely while not getting between him and the art, and he returns the favour by ignoring us and quietly declining to even acknowledge our existence.”
An illusion
“Maybe it was a trick of the light, but the fire seemed brighter.”
A clever or particular way of doing something
“She showed me all the tricks of the trade.”
Time working at something
A skilful act performed for entertainment or amusement
“He shows me card tricks.”
Cunningly deceive or outwit
“Between the four of you, you must trick the tricksters, fool the foolers, and outwit the outwitters.”
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