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10 Cards in this Set

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Astute
shrewd; clever
Kelly is financially astute; she never falls for the tricks that credit card companies play.
Camouflage
to hide by blending in with surroundings
The smugglers did not want the trail to their hideout discovered, so they camouflaged the entrance with branches and vines.
Clandestine
secretive
The spies planned a clandestine maneuver that depended on its secrecy to work.
Coup
a brilliantly executed plan
It was a coup when I talked the salesperson into selling me this valuable cuckoo clock for five dollars.
Disingenuous
not straightforward; crafty
Mr Gelman was rather disingenuous; although he seemed simply to be asking about your night out with friends, he was really trying to figure out if his daughter had lied to him.
Ruse
a crafty trick
The offer of a free cruise was merely a ruse to get people to listen to their sales pitch.
Stratagem
a clever trick used to deceive or outwit
Planting microphones in the gangster's home was a clever, but illegal stratagem.
Surreptitiously
done by secretive means
Kayla ate the cupcake surreptitiously because she didn't want anyone to know she was off her diet.
Wary
on guard; watchful
Parents become wary of their children's study habits if they begin to receive too many emails about missing work.
Wily
cunning
The wily girl devised a plan to trick her boyfriend and find out if he was cheating on her.