Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: trick
Function: noun
Text: 1 a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end <used every trick in the book to get out of appearing in the fashion show featuring clothes for teens>
Synonyms artifice, device, dodge, gimmick, jig, ploy, scheme, sleight, stratagem, wile
Related Words bluff, deception, feint; fraud, hoax, swindle
2 a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke <thought that gluing the silver dollar to the floor and watching him struggle to pick it up would be a good trick> -- see PRANK
3 a usual manner of behaving or doing <he's up to his usual tricks> -- see HABIT
4 an act of notable skill, strength, or cleverness <it'd be quite a trick to hit that target from here> -- see FEAT 1
5 an odd or peculiar habit <a dog with the trick of eating cabbage> -- see IDIOSYNCRASY