Word of the Day – July 22 – Chicanery

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Noun: Chicanery (shih-KAY-nuh-ree)


1. Deception by artful subterfuge or sophistry: trickery

2. A piece of sharp practice, as at law: trick

Sample sentence: The mayor’s spokeswoman quickly denied the charges of nepotism, financial indiscretions, and political chicanery.

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