Definition of Stratagem. Meaning of Stratagem. Synonyms of Stratagem

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Definition of Stratagem

Stratagem
Stratagem Strat"a*gem, n. [F. stratag[`e]me (cf. Sp. estratagema, It. stratagemma), L. strategema, Gr. ?, fr. ? to be leader of an army, fr. ? a general; ? an army (probably as being spread out; cf. Stratum) + ? to lead. See Agent.] An artifice or trick in war for deceiving the enemy; hence, in general, artifice; deceptive device; secret plot; evil machination. Fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils. --Shak. Those oft are stratagems which error seem, Nor is it Homer nods, but we that dream. --Pope.

Meaning of Stratagem from wikipedia

- Stratagem, Stratagems, or Strategema may refer to: Strategemata, or Stratagems, a 1st-century book by Frontinus Stratagems (Polyaenus), or Strategemata...
- "The Sontaran Stratagem" is the fourth episode of the fourth series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which depicts the adventures...
- The Thirty-Six Stratagems is a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, and civil interaction. Its focus on the...
- The Beaux' Stratagem is a comedy by George Farquhar, first produced at the Theatre Royal, now the site of Her Majesty's Theatre, in the Haymarket, London...
- American writer Yoon Ha Lee. It consists of Ninefox Gambit (2016), Raven Stratagem (2017) and Revenant Gun (2018). The trilogy follows the young infantry...
- (synonyms include con, confidence game, confidence scheme, ripoff, scam and stratagem) is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their...
- to an advance force already present in Asia, which Polyaenus, in his Stratagems of War (5.44.4), said numbered 10,000 men. Bloom, Jonathan M.; Blair,...
- together within a great double-headed flame; they are condemned for the stratagem of the Trojan Horse (resulting in the Fall of Troy), persuading Achilles...
- (killing most of Earth's heroes in the process), Thanos uses a time-travel stratagem to defeat him. Thanos then uses the Heart of the Universe to reverse Akhenaten's...
- Takshashila and the heir presumptive to the throne, blinded by a wily stratagem. The official executioners spared Kunala and he became a wandering singer...
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