jugglery jugglery

Definition(s):

  1. (n) artful trickery designed to achieve an end
  2. (n) the performance of a juggler

Usage(s):

  1. Filipinos love such political jugglery.
  2. Even our humor is shelved for what is so often merely a meretricious word-jugglery from overseas.
  3. Indians accustomed to word-jugglery and nebulous formulas noted with surprise his crisp, matter-of-fact candor.

News

  • BJP hits out at Chidambaram for attacking Modi

    NEW DELHI: Hitting out at Finance Minister P Chidambaram for attacking Narendra Modi, BJP today accused him of indulging in “statistical jugglery” about the growth figures and making unfair comparisons of the UPA’s nine years of rule with the NDA government’s achievements.
    on September 24, 2013     Source: INDOlink

Quotes

  1. ...who was railway minister in Vajpayee government, said the White Paper had proved beyond doubt that Prasad, who was railway minister in the last UPA government, had "mastery in jugglery of figures".
    on Dec 18, 2009 By: Nitish Kumar Source: Press Trust of India

  2. The agreement has "secret clauses and an overweening jugglery of words", Jayalalitha alleged.
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: J Jayalalithaa Source: Khabrein.info

Word of the Day
cursory cursory
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