Synonyms for Stratagem:
n.planning, preparation, arrangements, plan, strategy, agreement, blueprint, conspiracy. tactic, means. shenanigan, jig, gimmick, take in, sleight, honest. •act (noun)
falsification, humbug, hoax, fraud, flimflammery, swindle, bunco, skullduggery, forgery.
claim, rationale, excuse, justification, alibi, white lie, loop-hole, affirmation, plea, pretense, pretext, red herring, smoke screen, reason.
deception, trick, Trojan Horse, trick of the trade, ploy, trap, plot, maneuver, wrinkle, tactics, artifice, dodge, machination, feint, trickery, gambit, device, contrivance, game, subterfuge, pitfall, ruse.
device, gimmick, artifice, deception, gambit, method, plot, subterfuge, plan, ruse, dodge, feint, study at trick, game, maneuver, pretext, ploy.