Did you possibly mean stratagem?
- n. common misspelling of stratagem.
“What other officers and crew the pinnace had does not appear, and we know nothing certainly of them, except the time for which they shipped; that some of them were fellow-conspirators with the Master (self-confessed), in the "strategem" to compel the SPEEDWELL'S abandonment of the voyage; and that a few were transferred to the MAYFLOWER.”
“Which brings us to the second strategem – moving the goal posts.”
“The mayor followed that by threatening to veto the commission vote; this strategem is of doubtful legal validity, since the county commission is charged by law to resolve the impasse by simple majority.”
“Stephen Potter, a British humorist who has undeservedly faded into obscurity, is the father of "one-upmanship," a strategem for besting an opponent—somewhat unfairly—without actually cheating.”
“After discovering her strategem, Mr. Prosser took his coat from the locker and shrugged it on.”
“It's just more of regular WSJ Opinion Page contributor Karl Rove's signature strategem, turn your opponents strengths into weakness.”
“You can find a description of this seriously twisted strategem buried deep in the bowels of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Report.”
“My only implication about influence was that if Pullman had been inspired by Baum, he made more of the idea: his character's "strategem actually plays a role in the plot" while "Baum's scene is characteristic vaudeville [with] no consequences.”
“I can just see myself using this strategem some Saturday night.”
“Meantime I had the engineer of the locomotive blow his whistle loudly, so that the enemy might also learn that a train had come; and from the fact that in a few moments he began to give way before our small force, I thought that this strategem had some effect.”
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Not sure I'd be able to spell these words...
Just a bunch of words I like and wish I used more often in everyday speech.
Words from the novel by Thornton Wilder.
Words Baldrick might have used instead.
Deservedly thou griev'st, composed of lies
From the beginning, and in lies wilt end
Looking for tweets for strategem.