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chicanery

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noun
  • trickery or subterfuge [Princeton Review]
  • use of clever but misleading talk in order to trick sb, esp in legal matters; dishonest practice [Barron]
  • deception by artful subterfuge or sophistry; trickery [Taisha]
  • legal trickery/false argument [Nandigam]

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