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  • 1 stratagem — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. trick, subterfuge, artifice, ploy, ruse, guile, wile. See deception, cunning. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. trick, deception, plot, scheme; see method 2 . See Synonym Study at trick . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 2 take-in — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end: artifice, deception, device, dodge, feint, gimmick, imposture, jig, maneuver, ploy, ruse, sleight, stratagem, subterfuge, trick, wile. Informal:… …

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  • 3 The Sontaran Stratagem — Infobox Doctor Who episode number = 196a serial name = The Sontaran Stratagem caption = A Sontaran introduces himself to the Doctor as General Staal, the undefeated . show = DW type = episode doctor = David Tennant (Tenth Doctor) companion =… …

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  • 4 trap — I. n. 1. Snare, gin, pitfall, springe, toil. 2. Ambush, stratagem, artifice, pitfall, trapan, toil, wile. 3. Trap ball. 4. Trap rock. II. v. a. 1. Ensnare, entrap, springe, noose. 2. Trapan, ensnare, take by s …

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  • 5 trap — I. /træp / (say trap) noun 1. a contrivance used for taking game or other animals, as a mechanical device that springs shut suddenly; a pitfall, or a snare. 2. any device, stratagem, or the like for catching one unawares: *I didn t want to fall… …

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  • 6 Trap — Trap, v. t. [AS. treppan. See {Trap} a snare.] [1913 Webster] 1. To catch in a trap or traps; as, to trap foxes. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To insnare; to take by stratagem; to entrap. I trapped the foe. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To provide with a… …

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  • 7 trap — 1. noun /træp/ a) A machine or other device designed to catch (and sometimes kill) animals, either by holding them in a container, or by catching hold of part of the body. I put down some traps in my apartment to try and deal with the mouse… …

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  • 8 Thirty-Six Stratagems — The Thirty Six Stratagems (zh tsp|t=三十六計|s=三十六计|p=Sānshíliù Jì) was originally a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, as well as in civil interaction, often through unorthodox or deceptive means. They… …

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  • 9 UNIT — For other uses, see Unit (disambiguation). UNIT Universe Whoniverse Type Intelligence agency, military organisation Founded 1968 Location Worldwide Geneva, Switzerland Mount Snowdon, Wales (Unit Base 5) An office building in London, England The… …

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  • 10 Apostrophe — redirects here. For other uses, see (disambiguation). Apostrophes redirects here. For the music book, see Apostrophes: A Book of Tributes to Masters of Music. For other uses, see Apostrophe (disambiguation). ’ Apostrophe …

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  • 11 Second Punic War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict= Second Punic War partof= the Punic Wars caption= Borders of Roman and Punic zone of influence in 218 BC, just prior to the war date= 218 to 201 BC place= Italia, Sicily, Hispania, Cisalpine Gaul, Transalpine… …

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  • 12 trick — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. artifice, stratagem, craft; illusion; wile, ruse, subterfuge, fraud, imposture, deception; tour, shift, turn; trait, idiosyncrasy, peculiarity. See unconformity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A deceit] Syn.… …

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  • 13 Sontaran — Doctorwhorace name=Sontarans caption=The 2008 redesigned Sontarans type=Cloned humanoids affiliation=Sontaran Empire planet=Sontar start=The Time WarriorThe Sontarans are a fictional extraterrestrial race from the British science fiction… …

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  • 14 deception — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Misrepresentation Nouns 1. (act of deceiving) deception, deceptiveness; falseness, falsehood, untruth; imposition, imposture, misinformation, disinformation; fraud, fraudulence, deceit, deceitfulness,… …

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  • 15 The Poison Sky — Infobox Doctor Who episode number = 196b serial name = The Poison Sky caption=The poisonous Sontaran gases (creating the titular poison sky ) above Sylvia and Wilfred s street ignite as the flames from the Doctor s atmospheric converter spread… …

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  • 16 List of UNIT personnel — UNIT stands for UNified Intelligence Taskforce, (formerly it stood for United Nations Intelligence Taskforce), a fictional entity in the Doctor Who universe. UNIT first appeared in the Second Doctor serial The Invasion, (1968), although Alistair… …

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  • 17 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 18 Doctor Who (series 4) — Doctor Who series 4 DVD box Country of origin United Kingdom …

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  • 19 maneuver — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. artifice, stratagem, tactic. See cunning, plan. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A movement, usually military] Syn. stratagem, movement, procedure; see plan 2 , tactics . 2. [A trick] Syn. trick, subterfuge,… …

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  • 20 trick — n 1 Trick, ruse, stratagem, maneuver, gambit, ploy, artifice, wile, feint are comparable when they mean an act or an expedient whereby one seeks to gain one s ends by indirection and ingenuity and often by cunning. Trick implies cheating or… …

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