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Synonyms for trick

Synonyms for trick

the proper method for doing, using, or handling something

a clever, dexterous act

Synonyms

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

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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.
Being asked if you've observed such behavior and how you reacted is the trick question of 1996.
Yes, but I thought it was a trick question," he protested.
PRESIDENT BUSH: Oh, I think I -- you know, if that's -- that's a -- a pretty interesting trick question -- you know, if things go badly.
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.
He e-mailed: "I think this is a bit of a trick question.
If Emiliano Insua is the answer at left-back, it must have been a trick question.
No it's not a trick question, like being asked to choose between Galaxy and Dairy Milk (which everyone knows is a pointless exercise since you may as well eat both anyway).
Well, as you might have guessed, it's a trick question.
Obviously, this is a trick question to catch Bianca out.
After concerns that the government might rig a ballot on whether the British outpost should be handed back to Spain, she asked: "What trick question is he preparing for the referendum?
Trick question, of course, because the little showboater left for Celtic