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subterfuge

subterfuge

subterfuge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word subterfuge

Definition
(noun) something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
Synonyms : blind
Example Sentence
  • he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge
  • the holding company was just a blind

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for subterfuge

subterfuge: 'sub taraf fuse', if you see electrical fuses everywhere its certainly a misrepresentation, and not the true nature of connections
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by bugmenot

subterfuge -> sab ko fool.. i.e fooling everyone..
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by deepster89

fuge means to emit, as in centrifuge. sub (internally) + ter (terrible) + fuge (throw out) i.e., internally terrible but externally not.
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by garrulous

Shob tar fuse - ami je current er tar gula kinsi tar shob tai fuse -> cheat, false
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by barek2k2

sub(in hindi 'all')+r(e)fugee....sub log(ppl.)PRETENDED as if they were refugees
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by imajeeth

it can be sab(hindi)+te+refuse ....means k sab mana karne k liye bahane banane lage...
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by guswidgutts

subterfuge -> sattar (70) fools so easy to fool to blind.. mu hahaha
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by rishib1988

SUBTERFUGE = SUBMARINE. SUBMARINES are used to deceive the enemy.
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by dshefman

In Latin subter-'beneath' and fuge- 'flee' so subterfuge is to escape secretly without alerting others and thus deceiving others.
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by vssanchita

She SUBbed TURkey (ter), which I'm allergic to, for my USual (uge) ham to deceptively get me sick.
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by KOGrad

sub-ter-fuge : under cover "Err"ant refuge - evasion or pretense
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by shalnew

sub(inner side) can differ(misrepresenting) from the original (0uter side) of human
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by uday106

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