argucia

f.
1 sophism.
2 subterfuge, contrivance, scheme, chicanery.
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argucia
nombre femenino
1 sophism, subtlety
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SF sophistry frm, hair-splitting

argucias — nit-picking * sing

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femenino cunning argument
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= trickery, chicanery, scheme, stalking horse, trick, gaff, wheeze.
Ex. It is sometimes thought that a woman's trickery compensates for her physical weakness.
Ex. With zeal, perseverance, charm, and even chicanery, they recruited and trained the 1st users.
Ex. These cuts were a scheme to privatize the cleaning women's jobs, contracting them out to small or big private cleaning firms.
Ex. Legalism and pragmatism were the intellectual stalking horses that contributed most to the victory of economic interest over human concerns in this case.
Ex. But if variable-length keys are not supported by a data base, various tricks are often necessary to provide access to the library data which has inherently variable-length keys.
Ex. There are magicians that choose not to work with gaffs of any type because they want to take magic in new directions.
Ex. Last year's profits were more than halved, so the company has come up with a clever wheeze.
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femenino cunning argument
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= trickery, chicanery, scheme, stalking horse, trick, gaff, wheeze.

Ex: It is sometimes thought that a woman's trickery compensates for her physical weakness.

Ex: With zeal, perseverance, charm, and even chicanery, they recruited and trained the 1st users.
Ex: These cuts were a scheme to privatize the cleaning women's jobs, contracting them out to small or big private cleaning firms.
Ex: Legalism and pragmatism were the intellectual stalking horses that contributed most to the victory of economic interest over human concerns in this case.
Ex: But if variable-length keys are not supported by a data base, various tricks are often necessary to provide access to the library data which has inherently variable-length keys.
Ex: There are magicians that choose not to work with gaffs of any type because they want to take magic in new directions.
Ex: Last year's profits were more than halved, so the company has come up with a clever wheeze.

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argucia
feminine
cunning argument
gracias a las argucias de su abogado thanks to some cunning arguments from o some fancy footwork by his lawyer
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argucia sustantivo femenino ruse
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argucia nf
deceptive argument
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argucia
f clever argument
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argucia nf
: sophistry, subtlety

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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