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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: subterfuge(0.01065 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to subterfuge.
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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
Affect not little shifts and subterfuges, to avoid the
force of an argument. --I. Watts.
By a miserable subterfuge, they hope to render this
position safe by rendering it nugatory. --Burke.