Chicanery in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Chicanery

Deception by use of trickery, quibbling, or subterfuge. | (countable, law) A slick performance by a lawyer.

Short Sentences for Chicanery

  • 1. The suit proceeded with all the languor and chicanery of the period. 🔊
  • 2. As Dennis put it, there was "any amount of chicanery about the whole affair. 🔊

How to use Chicanery in Sentences?

  • 1. But the thought of his well-meant chicanery was heavy on his mind and it was not unmixed with apprehension. 🔊
  • 2. Government has lost its mystery: even diplomacy has somewhat changed from lying and chicanery to common-sense dealing. 🔊
  • 3. It was a contemptible, pitiable piece of chicanery with which Lablache sought to trap the old man into giving his consent and assistance. 🔊
  • 4. By this chicanery they contrive to subject or retain under their yoke all those who are weak enough to be led by the contradictory doctrines of these blind guides. 🔊
  • 5. Goats and buffaloes were flung into the flaming crater long after the offering of human victims was discontinued, but, alas for the chicanery of a degenerate age! 🔊