chicanery


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

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They will get the loans restructured, and, with a little chicanery and creative accounting, the loan will disappear into the ether.
It was mentioned on The Daily Politics show this week that the decision by Tony Blair to introduce postal ballots was mentioned as a prime cause of voting chicanery to flourish.
GRAHAM Rowntree is braced for set-piece chicanery from Australia when England attempt to rescue a disappointing autumn on Saturday.
IT started with a racial comment That provided the hypothetical cement The first brick was provided By a bigot who gave vent Aided by ill-informed comments By the usual unknown source The wall it slowly grew and grew Bricklayer, add another course As for the pointing and jointing That was easy to see Provided by a bent politician Who was guilty of chicanery Then there's the religious fanatic Who is blind in both eyes Who although sighted cannot see Brickie here's your wall ties Next we have the evil dictator His bible the gun and mortar Bricklayer you will never run short Here's your hypothetical pail of water The wall is almost finished now Put your trowel away and relax For the biggest prejudicial imposition Was the hated bedroom tax RAY SPOORS, Winlaton
New Delhi, July 15 ( ANI ): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Tuesday charged the Narendra Modi-led Government of practicing an element of chicanery while destroying old files, and also questioned the need for pursuing such an exercise.
Why, because in most jurisdictions there are rules that bind builders, laws that govern chicanery and default by developers, and government regulators that ensure that charlatans are held to account.
Stalking the red headed stranger, or, how to get your songs into the hands of the artists who really matter through show business trickery, underhanded skullduggery, shrewdness, and chicanery.
If I was in Government I would invite Bob Diamond to be the Government's watchdog in a supervising capacity using his financial knowledge to root out and expose any financial chicanery - a poacher turned gamekeeper.
It is noisy, contentious, full of hand shaking and baby kissing, bribery, rudeness, the dumping of a group voters into a canal, and other chicanery.
They think the Iranian people will give in under sanctions and adversitiesC*but the West's problem is that they do not know the Iranian nation and do not know who they are dealing with," Ayatollah Jannati said, addressing a large and fervent congregation of people on Tehran University campus, Ayatollah JannatiElsewhere, Ayatollah Jannati cautioned Iranian officials about the US green light for talks with Iran, and said, "You have forgotten what they (Americans) have done, you think they have changedC* they are the sameC*""When they flash a green light it is [always] chicanery and a scam," Ayatollah Jannati cautioned.
Zarma social structure and wisdom about conflict and resolution are revealed through stories such as aThe Hyena and the Harea and aThe Donkey and the Lion,a tales of trickery and deceit that teach listeners to pay attention, analyze behavior, and beware of greed and chicanery.
Given these two courses are recognised as having some of the best pitches in the country, there is no excuse for such chicanery on their busiest racing days.
So desperate were Channel 4 they attempted by legal chicanery to prevent the complaint going forward.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) claims the errors came not from chicanery but from "miscodings" based on bad data.
This is some scumfuck hooligan mischief maker rapscallion's random chicanery, and he's laying it out for all to see: the coke, the T and A, the drinking, the puking.