chicane

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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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What else could it be when a mammoth populace of our tribal compatriots is in deep distress and these chicaners and imposters masquerading themselves as the nation's political leaders have no time for them?
And they have given no right to any of the charlatans swaggering on the national political landscape as their leaders to play with their lives and destinies, as are these chicaners doing over these times.
But for how long the American chicaners would keep up with such cunning talk, not ever alluding even remotely to their own part in the founding of these seminaries and the spawning of radicalism and extremism in this country.
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?