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How to use trickery in a sentence
Not too long ago, such deepfake voices had something of a lousy reputation for their use in scam calls and internet trickery.AI voice actors sound more human than ever—and they’re ready to hire | Karen Hao | July 9, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Whether this level of trickery will help Freeman identify bee snatchers will be revealed during the next few pollinating seasons, but an early trial convinced him that the stuff works.Bee theft is almost a perfect crime—but there’s a new sheriff in town | Andrew Zaleski | February 9, 2021 | Popular-Science
Computer trickery has been used to fake this kind of thing for years, but deepfakes make it easier and cheaper than ever, and this year of remote everything has given the tech a boost.
It’s sometimes tempting to dismiss studies like the new Danish one as mere trickery, or to dismiss the poor results of the negative-information group as a moral failing.
Companies may run short of cash or may be unable to meet Wall Street’s expectations, so they resort to trickery.The pandemic may be the greatest environment for business fraud in decades | Geoffrey Colvin | November 12, 2020 | Fortune
Chinatown, for instance, is a kind of smart trickery that is rewarding.
But in Nymphomaniac, the effect was achieved through CGI trickery.‘Nymphomaniac,’ Lars von Trier’s Icy Orgy of Sex and Self-Loathing, Bows At Sundance | Marlow Stern | January 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But did Copperfield employ a bit of trickery to purchase Musha Cay in the first place?David Copperfield’s Magical—and Utterly Bizarre—Caribbean Island | Nina Strochlic | November 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In addition to the Simon trickery, were there any other fun moments with the cast?Alice Eve, the Beautiful New Trekkie, Talks ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ | Marlow Stern | May 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But almost always, they signify mystery—and even a bit of trickery.
The imposture was discovered, and the poor girl confessed to the wicked trickery which her parents had taught her to practise!Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts | George Cruikshank
It may be rude to say that all this was all a trick, but pardonable, perhaps, to say it looks very like trickery.Second Edition of A Discovery Concerning Ghosts | George Cruikshank
As true innocence charms, so the trickery of pretended innocence disgusts and displeases.Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
Fearing some trickery, the old man, instead of answering, replied that he wished to go and see the scaffold.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
I shall experience all the degradation of a slave, but I will also practise a slave's perfidy and trickery.The Seven Cardinal Sins: Envy and Indolence | Eugne Sue
British Dictionary definitions for trickery
the practice or an instance of using tricks: he obtained the money by trickery
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