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ruse
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
a deceptive maneuver — such as a trick or lie
  • "Indeed, it is a likely ruse enough," observed Bradstreet thoughtfully.
    Adventure IX — The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb (90% in)

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