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  • noun Plural form of artifice.

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Examples

  • Perhaps one of the greatest artifices is to take a quick hold of your audience by a striking beginning which will enlist their attention from the start.

    The Art of the Story-Teller

  • [7] Perhaps some collector of eighteenth century pamphlets may be able to reveal these comments of the 'Happy Gobler of Portugal-street' upon the 'artifices' of Henry Fielding.

    Henry Fielding A Memoir

  • Antichrist; fulfilling Jesus words, "I am come in My Father's name, and ye receive Me not; if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive" (compare Ge 15: 16; Mt 23: 32; 1Th 2: 16). of fierce countenance -- (De 28: 50); one who will spare neither old nor young. understanding dark sentences -- rather, "artifices" [Gesenius].

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • You never really wanted to use any of the myriad number of remote access "artifices" that you've put in place.

    TechNet Blogs

  • Those artifices in the narration, which would be unremarkable in some mysteries, stood out for me because Ted himself is the narrator.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Those artifices in the narration, which would be unremarkable in some mysteries, stood out for me because Ted himself is the narrator.

    Narrating The London Eye Mystery

  • Intellectual man, changing the face of life with his inventions and artifices, performing telic actions, adjusting himself and his concerns to remote ends and ultimate compensations, will grapple with the problem of perpetuation as he has grappled with that of gravitation.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Chris, unfortunately that suggestion doesn't even get to first base because it provides even less actual prevention protection than the paper thin Prevention From Abuse orders in Family Court, to compare with a common sense example of the (non) deterrent effects of such legislative artifices.

    Ask your doctor, and she may ask about you (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Then, and on that day, was laid the cornerstone of that most tremendous of artifices, CIVILISATION!

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Wonderful artifices have been made, and marvellous inventions, all tending to increase tremendously man's natural efficiency of I in every food-getting, shelter-getting exertion, in farming, mining, manufacturing, transportation, and communication.

    Revolution

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