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reverse psychology

noun
1.
(in nontechnical use) a method of getting another person to do what one wants by pretending not to want it or to want something else or something more.
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to analyze a product to try to figure out its components, construction, and inner workings, often with the intent of creating something similar; also written reverse engineer

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