Subterfuge vs Cheating - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between subterfuge and cheating

is that subterfuge is (countable) an indirect or deceptive device or stratagem; a blind refers especially to war and politics while cheating is an act of deception, fraud, trickery, imposture, or imposition.

As a verb cheating is

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As an adjective cheating is

unsporting or underhand.

subterfuge

Noun

  • (countable) An indirect or deceptive device or stratagem; a blind. Refers especially to war and politics.
  • Overt subterfuge in a region nearly caused a minor accident.
  • * 2010 , (Clare Vanderpool), (Moon Over Manifest)
  • How’s the spy hunt going? Uncovered any subterfuge ?
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2012-03
  • , author=William E. Carter, Merri Sue Carter , title=The British Longitude Act Reconsidered , volume=100, issue=2, page=87 , magazine=(American Scientist) citation , passage=But was it responsible governance to pass the Longitude Act without other efforts to protect British seamen? Or might it have been subterfuge —a disingenuous attempt to shift attention away from the realities of their life at sea.}}
  • (uncountable) Deception; misrepresentation of the true nature of an activity.
  • cheating

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (wikipedia cheating)
  • An act of deception, fraud, trickery, imposture, or imposition.
  • * Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • the cheatings and impositions of your pitiful trade

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unsporting or underhand.
  • Unfaithful or adulterous.
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