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Definitionsomething intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
- This was difficult, for Scarlett had not a subtle bone in her body; and Gerald was so much like her he never failed to penetrate her weak subterfuges, even as she penetrated his.1.2 (60% in)
- She'd have to put ruffles in her bosom to make them look larger and she had always had contempt for girls who resorted to such subterfuges.4.32 (55% in)
There are no more uses of "subterfuge" in Gone with the Wind.
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