subterfugeSUB-ter-fyoojnoun:: a plan or trick that employs sly deception

Catherine faked a headache to get out of her share of the spring housecleaning, but her mom saw through the subterfuge and assigned her to washing windows.

india Updated: May 23, 2006 11:48 IST
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First Published: May 23, 2006 11:48 IST