1 [U] use of clever but misleading talk in order to trick sb, esp in legal matters; dishonest practice 耍花招哄骗别人（尤指于法律事务中）; 不诚实的行为
*accuse a politician of chicanery 谴责一政客的欺骗手段.
2 [C] trick or deception 哄骗; 欺骗.
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: French;Origin: chicanerie, from chicaner 'to cheat, deceive']
the use of clever plans or actions to deceive people
Clearly there is some chicanery going on.
1. The world is full of chicanery. 这个世界充满了诈骗.
2. Living in a world in which undeclared aggression, war, hypocrisy, chicanery, anarchy and impending immolation are part of our daily lives, 如今，不宣而战的侵略、战争、虚伪、诈骗、无政府状态以及即将临头的毁灭成了我们日常生活的一部分，