sleight of hand


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the use of skillful tricks and deceptions to produce entertainingly baffling effects

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But you can be sure that the same audacity and sleight of hand that created this proposal is being marshaled to ensure its success.
It is also clear that a state may not, through sleight of hand, indirectly tax constitutionally protected income.
Romeo intrigues the curious Juliet by producing a rose for her by sleight of hand at the ball.
The coupling of paternalist with benevolence is a sleight of hand, and Dusinberre might wish to consider the painstaking discussions of "benevolence" offered by the politically influential proslavery theologians in their onslaught agaInst the liberal theologians of New England.
Sleight of Hand - This type of magic involves props and rapid, skilled hand movement.
The real implication of this legislative sleight of hand is that no landlord or financing institution can be assured that the State will honor its leasehold commitments," said Sinzheimer.
The 50GB Blu-ray Disc release of The Prestige (Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Scarlett Johansson) will include DVD bonus features The Director's Notebook: The Cinematic Sleight of Hand Of Christopher Nolan, "The Art of The Prestige" featuring a dazzling display of costumes, scenery and set design, along with Blu-ray exclusive Movie Showcase.
Let's take a look, parang may (it seems there is a) sleight of hand dito e (here).
Given that some authorities in Wales have been forced to cut early years provision because of the Westminster Government's austerity measures, this right to delay start to school could be seen as a sleight of hand on the part of Westminster to make a saving.
From sleight of hand to death-defying escapades, this master magician grabbed the world's attention, ushering in an exciting new era of an age-old art form.
Sleight of hand rabbit from a hat, walking on water "how did he do that ?
Pensions have been downgraded by pounds 6 billion a year by a sleight of hand in how increases in living standards, to which they are linked, are calculated.
Yesterday during training for the tournament, he seemed to be honing his skills with a repeat of the sleight of hand that so crushed the Irish and saw him widely condemned as a cheat.
It's a sleight of hand, to say the least, because the money isn't there to be saved yet.
ON THE DECKS Sam Ronson; SLEIGHT OF HAND The ring starts the evening on Lindsay's middle finger.