Definition of Trickishness

1. [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trickishness

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trickiness
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trickishness (current term)
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Literary usage of Trickishness

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1. Sermons by Jason Whitman (1849)
"If you were to state to a man that you had discovered a case in which, by a slight falsehood, by a little knavery and trickishness, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1892)
"... of Mrs. Aylmer'a "tendencies," as she called them, and never failed to deal out her ideas of the " knavery and trickishness of the papal doings. ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"indirectness, insidiousness, trick- mess, trickishness, hanky-panky (slang), chicanery, pettifogging, quibbling, sophistry, subterfuge, ..."

4. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"How common are fraud and trickishness in trade ? How will men endeavour to lead on those with whom they trade in th,- dark, that so they may make their ..."

5. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, Sereno Edwards Dwight (1829)
"How common are fraud and trickishness in trade ? How will men endeavour to lead on those with whom they trade in the dark, that so they may make their ..."

6. The Life and Times of the Rev. John Wesley, M.A., Founder of the Methodists by Luke Tyerman (1872)
"... without any want of courtesy, have treated with contempt a letter casting upon him the slur of trickishness, and have declined to see its author ; but, ..."

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