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sleight of hand

  
  
adroitness, artifice, dexterity, legerdemain, manipulation, prestidigitation, skill  
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sleight of hand

  
  ( sleights of hand    plural  ) Sleight of hand is the deceiving of someone in a skilful way.      n-var  
He accused Mr MacGregor of `sleight of hand'.     

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slight, sight, slightly, slither

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n.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
[Bus.];[Tech.]
n.
hand gesture of approval
npl.
a disorder of the hands skin characterized by roughness, dryness and sensitiveness
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
v.
make or repair an object in an improvised and inventive way making use of whatever items are at hand
chiefly[US];[Fam.] Ex.: You have no idea how many things I've MacGyvered using just duct tape or a simple paper clip.
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and a woman of lesser status, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. Still common at the beginning of the 20th C., the practice is now rare. Syn. Morganatic marriage, marriage of the left hand
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
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