Etymology
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trickery (n.)

1719, from trick (v.) + -ery.

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Definitions of trickery

trickery (n.)
verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way;
Synonyms: hocus-pocus / slickness / hanky panky / jiggery-pokery / skulduggery / skullduggery
trickery (n.)
the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them);
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