Saturday, October 15, 2011

chicanery

chicanery [ shi-KEY-nuh'-ree, chi- ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 deceit by subterfuge or trickery
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He resorted to the worst form of sycophancy and chicanery to secure a ministerial position.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The European bee-eater's life is more like an epic novel, sprawling across continents, teeming with familial intrigue, theft, danger, chicanery, and flamboyant beau