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trick

Cards
a. a batch of cards containing one from each player, usually played in turn and won by the player or side that plays the card with the highest value
b. a card that can potentially win a trick
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Danny, a tricky and consummate ring general, stalled and blocked and held on, devoting himself to recovering from that dazing first-round blow.
But she was unacquainted with the tricky ways of the fairies, and so did not see (as Maimie and Tony saw at once) that they had changed the hour because there was to be a ball to-night.
"Yankees are a deal the most tricky, everybody knows.
"Don't you think there's something rather tricky about this solitude, Flambeau?
They are tricky, these sailing boats--turn over in a second.
He turned his back on the others, as if about to do something tricky, and noted stealthily the weights which Carlier shouted out to him with unnecessary loudness.
"Circumstantial evidence is a very tricky thing," answered Holmes thoughtfully.
Film director David Lynch has said it is sometimes "tricky" to find the strength to leave home because he so dislikes being outside.
TACKLING healthcare inequalities as services are moved away from rural areas is "tricky", a health chief has admitted.
Churchill Show comedian MCA Tricky has paid a glowing tribute to fallen comedian Emmanuel Makori, aka Ayeiya.
A WOMAN who alleges she was raped in a hotel room by former boyband star Oritse Williams has a selective memory of "tricky" parts of the night, the defence has claimed.
The Japan star won easily in straight sets over the tricky Frenchman.