Delving into why this slaughter never happened uncovers a story of spy-craft, subterfuge and tightly-kept secrets.
Fitzpatrick came to Boston well suited to deal with subterfuge and corruption.
A book that will remain relevant as long as governments use ludicrous forms of subterfuge to disguise deviant behavior.
The witnesses were used in the worst possible way, as a sort of subterfuge to play on emotions.
The websites, subterfuge, and paid surrogates cost them money.
He passionately denounced the surrender, the "policy of subterfuge and crooked ways," which threatened to founder Italy.
Do you descend, sir, to a subterfuge, when I ask you for an explanation?
Likewise there was no subterfuge when the youth arrived at his destination.
We must procure the key from the prelate by some subterfuge.
subterfuge and deceit are as much at home in this deserted island as in Mayfair.
1570s, from Middle French subterfuge, from Late Latin subterfugium "an evasion," from Latin subterfugere "to evade, escape, flee by stealth," from subter "beneath, secretly" + fugere "flee" (see fugitive).