CHICANERY in a Sentence

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chicanery
 n.  mean or unfair artifice to obscure truth; deception by trickery or sophistry
Classic Sentence:
1  You've got murder to your credit, and husband stealing, attempted fornication, lying and sharp dealing and any amount of chicanery that won't bear close inspection.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
Example Sentence:
1  Those sneaky lawyers misrepresented what occurred, made up all sorts of implausible alternative scenarios to confuse the jurors, and in general depended on chicanery to win the case.