He was slain by Jon Snow last season as part of a ruse that makes it appear as if Jon had betrayed the order.
The ruse lasted for 20 years until Subramaniam tried to reenter Singapore under a fake name.
But Crystal sees through the ruse, and gives Julian a thorough dressing-down, insulting the size of his manhood.
But the Beyoncé stage pictures are a ruse: they have an air of intimacy while telling us nothing of substance at all.
But there came a time when the ruse at home would no longer work.
The ruse worked, and soon the doctor found his calls were bona fide.
He had chosen the name of a Spanish gunboat he knew to be at sea; and the ruse worked.
I had sent none, of course, but guessed that it was a ruse of von Nauheim's to keep us apart while he was away in Munich.
It might be a ruse, or a mere plausible excuse to her messenger.
It is only a ruse on his part in order to remove any jealousy that a greater gift might awaken.
early 15c., "dodging movements of a hunted animal;" 1620s, "a trick," from Old French ruse, reuse "diversion, switch in flight; trick, jest" (14c.), back-formed noun from reuser "to dodge, repel, retreat; deceive, cheat," from Latin recusare "deny, reject, oppose," from re-, intensive prefix (see re-), + causari "plead as a reason, object, allege," from causa "reason, cause" (see cause (n.)). It also has been proposed that the French word may be from Latin rursus "backwards," or a Vulgar Latin form of refusare. Johnson calls it, "A French word neither elegant nor necessary." The verb ruse was used in Middle English.