noun: 1. A fraudulent scheme or practice. 2. A wild party.
- gambit Definition: (noun) A maneuver, stratagem, or ploy, especially one used at an initial stage. Synonyms: tactic, move, policy, scheme, strategy, trick, device, ploy. Usage: They said the plan was no more than a clever political gambit. Discuss
- machination Definition: (noun) A crafty scheme or cunning design for the accomplishment of a sinister end. Synonyms: intrigue. Usage: During his early youth he had to contend against the machinations of a malignant uncle, who would have robbed him of his large possessions. Discuss
- low-key Definition: (adjective) Restrained in style or quality. Synonyms: subdued. Usage: After the wild party she had last year, Elena was looking forward to finally having a low-key birthday celebration. Discuss
- pugilism Definition: (noun) The skill, practice, and sport of fighting with the fists. Synonyms: boxing, fisticuffs. Usage: My mother thinks pugilism is barbaric, but I reserve that designation for mixed-martial arts. Discuss