Many of the boys had been drugged or tricked into coming to the center, and to watch them adjust was very difficult.
She did hate it, and kept hating it even as he all but tricked her into recording a few takes.
When you are selected to be on Intervention you are tricked out of necessity.
In 1912, when Violet is 14, Lulu is tricked aboard a ship sailing for San Francisco, and is told her daughter will join her.
Gotta wonder if they even knew they were missing out or were tricked by DNC TV.
Gradually they realized how they had been tricked, and the old scowls returned to each face.
But just before arrival he had tricked all four of them by giving them drugged coffee.
They want the despatches they tricked me into carrying,” cried Hilary; “but they go overboard if I am beaten.
If Mabel Colton had not given me the hint I might have been tricked into selling.
She knew the girls had tricked her, and she was determined not to afford them the satisfaction of an open triumph.
early 15c., "a cheat, a mean ruse," from Old North French trique "trick, deceit, treachery, cheating," from trikier "to deceive, to cheat," variant of Old French trichier, probably from Vulgar Latin *triccare, from Latin tricari "be evasive, shuffle," from tricæ "trifles, nonsense, a tangle of difficulties," of unknown origin.
Meaning "a roguish prank" is recorded from 1580s; sense of "the art of doing something" is first attested 1610s. Meaning "prostitute's client" is first attested 1915; earlier it was U.S. slang for "a robbery" (1865). Trick-or-treat is recorded from 1942.
1590s, from trick (v.). Related: Tricked; tricking. An earlier sense of "to dress, adorn" (c.1500) is perhaps a different word entirely.