1、chicane "trick, quibble" => chican-: trick, quibble.
2、chican- + -ery.
- chicanery (n.)
- c. 1600, "legal quibbling, sophistry," from French chicanerie "trickery," from Middle French chicaner "to pettifog, quibble" (15c.), which is of unknown origin, perhaps from Middle Low German schikken "to arrange, bring about," or from the name of a golf-like game once played in Languedoc. Thornton's "American Glossary" has shecoonery (1845), which it describes as probably a corruption of chicanery.
- 1. We still do; living in a world in which underclared aggression, war, hypocrisy, chicanery, anarchy and impending immolation are part of our daily lives, we all want a code to live by.
- 我们仍然有这种感觉; 生活在一个不宣而战的侵略 、 战争 、 虚伪 、 诈骗 、 混乱以及迫在眉睫的杀戮充斥着我们日常生活的世界里, 我们都想有一种能赖以生存的准则.
- 2. The world is full of chicanery.
- 3. Why are you give me so much chicanery as a explanation?
- 4. Some think more legal chicanery may be in store.
- 5. I'm too an at using chicanery to accomplish my mission.
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