- n. 诡计；欺骗；巧妙的办法
- n. (Artifice)人名；(葡)阿蒂菲塞
art, 技艺，工艺。词根fact, 制造。与artifact构成对词。
- artifice (n.)
- 1530s, "workmanship, the making of anything by craft or skill," from Middle French artifice "skill, cunning" (14c.), from Latin artificium "a profession, trade, employment, craft; making by art," from artifex (genitive artificis) "craftsman, artist," from stem of ars "art" (see art (n.)) + facere "to make, do" (see factitious). Meaning "device, trick" (the usual modern sense) is from 1650s.
- 1. Weegee's photographs are full of artfulness, and artifice.
- 2. His remorse is just an artifice to gain sympathy.
- 3. He displayed a great deal of artifice in decorating his new house.
- 4. Efficiency and effectiveness and all those other pieces of intellectual artifice.
来自英汉文学 - 廊桥遗梦
- 5. Elsewhere imitation and artifice play a part.
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