Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 03/20/15 Subterfuge

Subterfuge (noun)
subterfuge [suhb-ter-fyooj]


noun
1. an artifice or expedient used to evade a rule, escape a consequence, hide something, etc.

Synonyms
deception, scheme, trick, dodge, ruse.

Origin: 1565-75; < Late Latin subterfugium, equivalent to Latin subterfug (ere) to evade ( subter below + fugere to flee) + -ium -ium

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