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subterfuge
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
  • Maggie felt her heart leap at this subterfuge of Philip's, and there passed over her face that almost imperceptible shock which accompanies any relief.
    5.3 -- Book 5 Chapter 3 -- The Wavering Balance (75% in)

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