Synonyms of subterfuge in English:
1 journalists should not use subterfuge to gain admission to people's homes
trickery, intrigue, deviousness, evasion, deceit, deception, dishonesty, cheating, duplicity, guile, cunning, craft, craftiness, slyness, chicanery, bluff, pretence, fraud, fraudulence, sophistry, sharp practice
informalmonkey business, funny business, hanky-panky, jiggery-pokery, kidology, every trick in the book
[Antonyms] honesty, openness
2 a disreputable subterfuge
trick, hoax, ruse, wile, ploy, stratagem, artifice, dodge, bluff, manoeuvre, machination, pretext, pretence, expedient, tactic, intrigue, scheme, deception, fraud, masquerade, blind, smokescreen, sleight, stunt, game
informalcon, racket, scam, caper
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