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An example use of artifice in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… elements of deception of artifice of …”

meanings of artifice


  1. A trick played out as an ingenious, but artful, ruse.
  2. Something made with technical skill; a contrivance.
  3. A strategic maneuver that uses some clever means to avoid detection or capture.
  4. A crafty but underhanded deception.
  5. A tactical move to gain advantage.


  1. To construct by means of skill or specialised art.