Synonyms of artifice in English:

artifice

noun

  • 2 the artifice of couching autobiography in the form of a novel did not really work
    informal con, con trick, set-up, game, scam, sting, gyp, flimflam
    British informal wheeze
    North American informal bunco, grift
    Australian informal lurk, rort
    South African informal schlenter
    British informal , dated flanker
    archaic shift, fetch, rig
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