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  • n  something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
    he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge

  • Yet the educated had access to such information and could use subterfuge to buy "French" products, which were really condoms and other barrier methods, and "feminine hygiene .
  • He has succeeded by mastering a tactic that is crucial in a body in which any one member can bring the place to a halt as a ploy or out of pique: subterfuge.
  • Last week Israeli officials allowed the full extent of Lotz's subterfuge to be revealed by official sources for the first time.
News & Articles

  • Holiday World family feud reveals new twists
    Hidden subplots. Deceptive tactics. Family subterfuge. The latest allegations in the family battle over Holiday World & Splashin' Safari are making the case itself an ever-wilder ride.
    June 20, 2013 - Louisville Courier-Journal
  • Holiday World family feud continues its wild ride
    Hidden subplots. Deceptive tactics. Family subterfuge. The latest allegations in the family battle over Holiday World & Splashin' Safari are making the case itself an ever-wilder ride.
    June 20, 2013 - The Indianapolis Star
  • Mad Men Watch: Don Draper’s Baby
    Fellow Sterling Cooper & Associates Shareholders, It’s time to develop a more coherent approach to new business. Enough with the machinations, the subterfuge and the gambles. Enough with the set-ups, the smiling at our enemies with knives (or plans) drawn. There’s too much violence as it is: too many men just a brief flirtation away from committing assaults they’ll claim you welcome; too many ...
    June 17, 2013 - Time Magazine

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