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artifice

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈɑː.tɪ.fɪs/ us    /ˈɑːr.t̬ɪ-/ formal
(the use of) a clever trick or something intended to deceive: Amazingly for Hollywood, she seems almost entirely without artifice.
Translations of “artifice”
in Chinese (Traditional) 詭計, 奸計, 欺騙…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诡计, 奸计, 欺骗…
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