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Verb
To cunningly deceive or outwit
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“They would try to trick me into drinking vodka by claiming it was just still water.”
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To evade by cleverness or trickery
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To betray someone that has one's trust
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To call (an image) to the mind
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Noun
A cunning act or scheme intended to deceive or outwit someone
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“Few may have been deceived the first time, but it appears that the same trick is still being used over and over again.”
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A mischievous practical joke
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“It was too good to be true, and I desperately prayed that it wasn't just someone playing a trick on me.”
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A peculiar or characteristic habit or mannerism
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“We do our usual trick of ignoring him completely, and he returns the favor by declining even to acknowledge our existence.”
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An illusion
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“Perhaps it was just a trick of the light, but the fire seemed brighter than before.”
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A clever or particular way of doing something
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“One essential trick of the trade is the method that allows the talker to take in rapid gulps of air while talking.”
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A skillful act performed for entertainment or amusement
“He knows a mindblowing card trick that nobody can figure out.”
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A daily period of work, especially in shift-based jobs
“Fifer was entitled to promotion to the position of Group Leader on the third trick in the Core Room Department.”
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An illegal or dishonest scheme
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A performance or achievement that has been accomplished or managed with great skill
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Something used to catch or trap someone or something
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A hidden problem or disadvantage in an apparently ideal situation
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The medium, method, or instrument used to obtain a result or achieve an end
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A popular or the latest style of clothing, hair, decoration, or behavior
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A witty remark or joke
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The action of evading something
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A natural aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way to create humour
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A journey for pleasure in which several different places are visited
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The punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court, or fixed by law for a particular offence
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A specious argument designed to defend an action or feeling
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A customer or client, especially of a woman of the night
Adjective
Intended or used to mystify, or to create an illusion
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“These optical illusions have been created through the use of trick photography.”
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Intended or used to deceive or cause someone to commit an error
“I'm on to you. Your trick questions will not work on me.”
Adjective
Tricky
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