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Correct spelling:
ploys

Synonyms:

noun
stratagems
devices, tactics, Traps, games, Deceptions, dodges, plots, maneuvers, stratagems, contrivances, artifices, feints, machinations, pitfalls, ruses, subterfuges, tricks, tricks of the trade, Trojan horses, wrinkles.
Examples of usage:
  1. It seemed to him that all his life- he had lived eleven years- he had been standing in a corner watching other people engaging in meaningless ploys and antics. – The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton
  2. Let those Who've played with dirt, and thought the game was bold, Make much of it while they can: there's a big thing Coming down to us, ay, well on its road, Will make their ploys seem mighty piddling sport. – Georgian Poetry 1913-15 by Edited by E. M. (Sir Edward Howard Marsh)
  3. I motioned Sweetheart to get behind me- which she did, eager to take a hand in one of " father's ploys." – Sweethearts at Home by S. R. Crockett
  4. It's just another o' his ploys! – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  5. There were less mendacious illusions like a marriage that lasted for some years and deliberate fraudulent ploys by calculating self- centered beings wanting to improve the circumstances of their lives more expeditiously. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills

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