jugglery


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jug·gler·y

 (jŭg′lə-rē)
n. pl. jug·gler·ies
1. The skill or performance of a juggler.
2. Trickery; deception.

jugglery

the art of the juggler.
See also: Performing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jugglery - artful trickery designed to achieve an end; "the senator's tax program was mere jugglery"
chicanery, wile, shenanigan, trickery, guile, chicane - the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
2.jugglery - the performance of a juggler
maneuver, manoeuvre, play - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
References in classic literature ?
It is what some are pleased to call jugglery," he answered, with a light, hard laugh.
He tried to imagine himself she, gazing into those eyes of his, but failed in the jugglery.
Sancho seeing this was puzzled, and looking from one to another asked if this dinner was to be eaten after the fashion of a jugglery trick.
The astonishment at the compass, and my other feats of jugglery, was to a certain degree advantageous, as with that, and the long stories my guides told of my breaking stones, knowing venomous from harmless snakes, collecting insects, etc.
Franklin this article of jugglery, and told him what I have already told you.
Afridi, a former minister for mines and mineral development, has submitted a resolution in the provincial assembly secretariat on Wednesday asking the house to send the BTT project to NAB for an inquiry in corruption, jugglery of numbers, purchase of saplings without issuing tenders and cash payment of over Rs6 billion.
The verdict has demonstrated clearly that time for sophistry, tricks, manipulation and jugglery of ruling elite has gone.
We have to get assembled to defend Masjid Aqsa', she said, adding if the 56 Islamic countries do not get united then the enemies would reach upto our jugglery veins.
ISLAMABAD -- The Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that Imran Khan had spoken the truth for the first time by saying that there was no comparison between him and the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif because the latter was a symbol of national prestige, supremacy of the constitution and sovereignty of the people whereas he was a non-serious person who did not know anything except political jugglery and holding of circus on the streets.
Congress spokespersons huddled together and came up with something that is usually Modi's domain expertise - verbal jugglery.
Even holding jobs in the administrative services, I am sure the youth of Kashmir today is no longer ready to be taken by this jugglery.
Instead of thinking of financial jugglery, the country would be better served in case Jaitley and company go overboard to book the defaulting corporate bigwigs, who have been taking the general public for a ride for long.