noun, plural trick·er·ies.
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synonym study for trickery
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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|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|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|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!
It may be rude to say that all this was all a trick, but pardonable, perhaps, to say it looks very like trickery.
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.