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Synonyms for chicane

a bridge hand that is void of trumps

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a movable barrier used in motor racing

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the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

defeat someone through trickery or deceit

raise trivial objections


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Arguably, this catastrophe has exposed the current crop of the PPP leadership in its true colour as has it never been before, showing them up as a group of chicaners and imposters, given compulsively to serving their own interests, not the people.
Then why have these chicaners been so crazy to lend the rendezvous the colour that they obviously had harboured innerly longingly?
These chicaners must understand that the nation is in a very precarious condition for the overwhelming multiplicity of adversities and hardships besieging it so helplessly and hopelessly.
In the process, both the ruling hierarchs of Sindh and Islamabad are coming across to the people all over the land as chicaners and imposters, no leaders or the people's friends.