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subterfuge
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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Definition
something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
  • This was difficult, for Scarlett had not a subtle bone in her body; and Gerald was so much like her he never failed to penetrate her weak subterfuges, even as she penetrated his.
    1.2 (60% in)
  • She'd have to put ruffles in her bosom to make them look larger and she had always had contempt for girls who resorted to such subterfuges.
    4.32 (55% in)

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