Posted on November 11, 2003. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Dictionary.com/Word of the Day: legerdemain: “legerdemain \lej-er-duh-MAIN\, noun:
Sleight of hand; a trick of sleight of hand; hence, any artful deception or trick.

  • “Their alleged legerdemain at the blackjack table and roulette wheel of the luxurious Salle Anglaise was caught on closed-circuit television.” – ‘Double dealing puts Monte Carlo in a spin,’ Electronic Telegraph, February 23, 1997
  • “There is a certain knack or legerdemain in argument.” – Shaftesbury, Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times”

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