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chicanery
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David Copperfield
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  • …into imprudent and ill-judged speculations, and may not have had the money, for which he was morally and legally responsible, in hand; going on with pretended borrowings of money at enormous interest, really coming from — HEEP — and by — HEEP — fraudulently obtained or withheld from Mr. W. himself, on pretence of such speculations or otherwise; perpetuated by a miscellaneous catalogue of unscrupulous chicaneries — gradually thickened, until the unhappy Mr. W. could see no world beyond.

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  • You will not engage in cheating, sabotage, or chicanery.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • The amount of chicanery it would take to slip prom past her mother …. it boggled the mind.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park

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