Learning English

Word: Chicanery

Chicanery [Noun]

Sentence: In a Thursday research note, Citi analyst Walter Pritchard predicted the allegations of accounting chicanery will “keep some level of uncertainty” hanging over Oracle’s stock until more information comes out in the case. (Source: www.yahoo.com)

Meaning: Use of trickery or deception to achieve one’s purpose

How To Remember?

The “chi-” of “chicanery” should remind of the word “cheating” implying deceit or trickery. Simple?

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