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skullduggery

or skul路dug路ger路y

[ skuhl-duhg-uh-ree ]
/ sk蕦l藞d蕦g 蓹 ri /
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Definition of skullduggery

noun, plural skull路dug路ger路ies.
dishonorable proceedings; mean dishonesty or trickery: They dealt in bribery, graft, and other such skullduggery.
an instance of dishonest or deceitful behavior; trick.
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Sometimes scull路dug路ger路y, scul路dug路ger路y .

Origin of skullduggery

An Americanism dating back to 1865鈥70; variant of sculduddery, originally Scots: 鈥渇ornication, obscenity,鈥 of unknown origin
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