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stratagem
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
a planned way of achieving an end — especially in dealing with others and often involving deceit or some kind of trick
  • That can only be done by stratagem, and by catching him when he is not surrounded by these people.
    Chapter 41 — Containing Fresh Discoveries, and Showing that Surprises.... (80% in)

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