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subterfuge
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The Great Gatsby
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  • She wasn’t able to endure being at a disadvantage and, given this unwillingness, I suppose she had begun dealing in subterfuges when she was very young in order to keep that cool, insolent smile turned to the world and yet satisfy the demands of her hard, jaunty body.

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  • And after all, bargains and subterfuge are a way of life for him.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • You’ll get tired of this subterfuge.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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