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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An act or series of acts of calculated psychological manipulation, especially in order to confuse or intimidate. Often used in the plural.
  • n. An activity that provides entertainment and challenges the intellect.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An attempt at psychological manipulation against someone, in order to confuse them.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any game designed to exercise the intellect
  • n. deliberate actions of calculated psychological manipulation intended to intimidate or confuse (usually for competitive advantage)

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