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Synonyms for ploy

Synonyms for ploy

Synonyms for ploy

an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker

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a maneuver in a game or conversation

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A ploy is played by a musician blowing into the mouth of a dried calabash gourd connected to three to five bamboo pipes of differing length.
Producers for the Amazon Prime Video show were last night keeping tight-lipped, refusing to say if it was a cunning ploy or a practical joke.
'They mistook the agreement as a ploy [against the passage] of a security of tenure bill.
It all seems rather strange to me and I am wondering if it is just a ploy to play on the public's sympathy.
The Generalissimo, while agreeing that there were security challenges across the country, however, contended that nobody can use that as a ploy to use military to undermine Nigeria's democracy, lamenting that what was being experienced since last Saturday was not too good for the country as some politicians had perfected plans to truncate the country's democracy through the back door.
The judge, who concluded that the man's religious conversion was just a ploy to avoid deportation, ruled that his 850 twitter posts quoting the Bible and Christian theology placed him at risk of persecution if he were sent back to Iran.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan 23 (ANI): Reacting to the recent event organised in London where a self-proclaimed hacker Syed Shuja claimed that EVMs can be tampered with, BJP leader N Ramachandra Rao on Wednesday said that that the whole episode is a ploy of Congress party leader Kapil Sibal.
Rules Committee Chairman Michelle Harris (8th) was asked whether the advisory questions were a ploy to crowd Quinn's binding term-limits question off the ballot.
Malay Mail checked with Plus and were told there were no more roadworks today, contrary to pictures and posts by persons unknown claiming the roadworks were a deliberate ploy to deter Malaysians living across the Johor Strait from returning to vote.
Islamabad -- Deputy Executive Director of Ploy Clinic hospital, Aman Ullah spent Rs.
"The Ploy" is genuinely entertaining 'whodunit' that holds dedicated mystery buffs captive with a wealth of knotty twists and turns, suspects who are anything but what they seem, and answers that are just out of reach.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday American politicians were whipping up hysteria about a mythical Russian threat in the US presidential campaign as a ploy to distract voters from their own failings.
Police raided their home in Thailand and held Noppawan "Ploy" Bunluesilp in connection with a social media post by her husband which purportedly showed unflattering photos of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, 63.
Abu Dhabi: Vomiting on bank customers and stealing their money on the pretext of cleaning their soiled clothes is a new ploy being employed by pickpockets in Abu Dhabi, police warned.
Anyway, was it accidently left out, or was it a ploy to get readers to read every page?