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. He could successfully put himself inside other men's minds, but they had to be men whose ways of life he knew.
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., I repaid them for their hospitality.
Franklin this article of jugglery, and told him what I have already told you.
He cannot deceive the people through jugglery of facts and figures.
The Chief Minister said those who held new jugglery daily and were trying to bring bad luck to the people, should mend their ways as efforts had been made in the past to damage development process through sit-ins, lockdown, civil disobedience and protests, but the common man distanced himself from politics of violence and protest as well as foiled negative designs of such elements from general elections to by-elections and local government elections.
Lahore -- Terming the facts as false that were revealed by the Finance Minister in his pre-budget press conference, the Pakistan Awami Tehreek has it was all a jugglery of facts and figures and had nothing to do with reality.
'Please stop your political jugglery, stop misleading the nation and focus on national development and prosperity,' he added.
He said the inquiry commission to probe the Panama Leaks was nothing but a jugglery item.
He termed the Federal budget as also the budgets of the Punjab and Sindh as routine budgets and mere jugglery of words and added that there was no relief or welfare plans for the masses.
PESHAWAR -- Opposition in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly rejected the provincial budget government for financial year 201718 as jugglery of words and deficit one.