trickery

[trik-uh-ree]
noun, plural trickeries.
1.
the use or practice of tricks or stratagems to deceive; artifice; deception.
2.
a trick used to deceive.

Origin:
1790–1800; trick + -ery


1. See deceit.
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trickery (ˈtrɪkərɪ)
 
n , pl -eries
the practice or an instance of using tricks: he obtained the money by trickery

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Example sentences
However, the ongoing collision of marketing and social networks doesn't
  necessarily have to involve trickery or deception.
There is a fine line in bridge between ingenious deception and unethical
  trickery.
Look at the table too, and satisfy yourselves there is no trickery.
It is a question neither of principles, nor of liberty, but of trickery and
  intrigue.
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