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Synonyms of subterfuge in English:


  • 1 journalists should not use subterfuge to gain admission to people's homes
    [Antonyms] honesty, openness
  • 2 a disreputable subterfuge
    informalcon, racket, scam, caper
    British informalwheeze
    Australian informallurk
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