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Synonyms for trick

Synonyms for trick

the proper method for doing, using, or handling something

a clever, dexterous act


a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

trick out: to dress in formal or special clothing

so weak or defective as to be liable to fail

Synonyms for trick

a cunning or deceitful action or device

a period of work or duty

an attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent

Related Words

a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

a prostitute's customer

(card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players

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A mention should also go to JM, of Wallsend, who had his tongue firmly in cheek and the trick question in mind, when he supplied the answer as Corbridge.
That's a trick question, of course, since things like that happen all the time.
The answer to what is something of a trick question is former captain Jeff Harries who stormed to victory with 46 stableford points.
It's not a trick question, but repro, like most stylish things, has been around for longer than folk think.
This is something of a trick question, of course, since St Philip's was not built as a cathedral, and only had this status conferred on it retrospectively in 1905, nearly 200 years into its existence.
Perhaps it's a trick question and it's really an all-American gas guzzler which can be stripped to its trace elements in ten minutes, or then again it could be Aston Martin.
The story about the geography teacher's absurd trick question, for example, and the effect it must have had on his students and their parents is set forth only as an amusing anecdote, not as food for serious thought.
No, this is not a trick question, it is fact and the Immigration Service cannot turn anyone away with a work permit.
I knew this was a trick question, but I wanted to be on the show so desperately that I admitted to giving the campaign $1,000 at a fund-raiser at the home of the now Oscar-anointed Bruce Cohen (one of the many gay minds who made American Beauty, in case you're behind on your Advocate reading).
He e-mailed: "I think this is a bit of a trick question.
Before your mind trawls through every farmyard from Cork to Coleraine, let me tell you this is a trick question.
Here are the answers: 1 (In ascending order of importance, remember) Jarvis Cocker, Monica Lewinsky, Rod Hull and Walsall; 2 A pair of leather plus fours and a champagne cork; 3 The femoral artery (although we would have accepted the alternative answer of two daffodils); 4 Max Bygraves (a trick question really - Sooty was wearing a Lady Diana mask); 5 Dollymangering.
If Emiliano Insua is the answer at left-back, it must have been a trick question.
Obviously, this is a trick question to catch Bianca out.