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subterfuge
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
  • Perceiving that no respite, nor reprieve, nor subterfuge was possible, he bravely decided upon his course of action; he wound his right foot round his left leg, raised himself on his left foot, and stretched out his arm: but at the moment when his hand touched the manikin, his body, which was now supported upon one leg only, wavered on the stool which had but three; he made an involuntary effort to support himself by the manikin, lost his balance, and fell heavily to the ground,...
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (82% in)

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