Here's a practical usage of the word chicanery:

"As the walls begin to close in on them, she nonetheless claims ignorance of his financial chicanery."

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Chicanery - the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

This word was used in a New York Times article https://www.newyorker.com/culture/the-front-row/the-eyes-of-tammy-faye-reviewed-a-defanged-tale-of-religion-politics-sex-and-money

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October 24, 2021
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