Device and Ruse


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Device noun – A clever often underhanded means to achieve an end.
Ruse is a synonym for device in ploy topic. In some cases you can use "Ruse" instead a noun "Device", when it comes to topics like honest. popular alternative
Synonyms for Device


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Ruse noun – A deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture).
Device is a synonym for ruse in trick topic. You can use "Device" instead a noun "Ruse", if it concerns topics such as thing, honest, ploy. popular alternative
Synonyms for Ruse

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old old device old ruse
elaborate elaborate device elaborate ruse
similar similar device similar ruse
simple simple device simple ruse
Other adjectives: massive, big, complicated, huge, little, new, broken.
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Ruse or Device. 2016. Accessed November 30, 2020.

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