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English → English (WordNet) Definition: subterfuge subterfuge n : something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity; “he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge”; “the holding company was just a blind” [syn: blind]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Subterfuge Subterfuge \Sub"ter*fuge\, n. [F., from LL. subterfugium, fr. L. subterfugere to flee secretly, to escape; subter under + fugere to flee. See Fugitive.] That to which one resorts for escape or concealment; an artifice employed to escape censure or the force of an argument, or to justify opinions or conduct; a shift; an evasion. [1913 Webster] Affect not little shifts and subterfuges, to avoid the force of an argument. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] By a miserable subterfuge, they hope to render this position safe by rendering it nugatory. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


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