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in sport, making sure that a specific event happens during a game so that people who know this can win money by betting on it
a way of tricking or confusing someone in order to get an advantage or to make them do what you want
a trick in which someone deliberately tells people that something bad is going to happen or that something is true when it is not
a dishonest or clever way to avoid doing something unpleasant
a plan or trick used for hiding your true intentions
dishonest ways of defeating or harming an opponent, especially in politics
a silly trick that you play on someone to surprise them
a trick that you play on someone on April Fools’ Day
a trick that is intended to surprise someone or make them look silly
an unfair or unpleasant thing that you do in order to harm someone or to get an advantage for yourself
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
the sail behind the main sail on a ship
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Free thesaurus definition of tricks pretences and dishonest plans from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.