# Word for the Day

subterfuge If you want to surprise your mom with a sweatshirt, but don’t know her size, it might take an act of subterfuge, like going through her closet, to find it out. Subterfuge is the use of tricky actions to hide or get something. It’s pronounced “SUB-ter-fyooj.” As a countable noun, a subterfuge is a tricky action or device: She…