Definition of "stratagems" [stratagems]

  • (noun) Plural form of stratagem.

Use "stratagems" in a sentence

  • "One of her major stratagems is re-examining the writings of the sociologist Erving Goffman — the results of which can include sentences like "But if we do presume a self with an interior life, we are led to explore gender codes that regulate the emotional bottom of that life fully as much as the interactional surface.""
  • "“We must not heed them the Zionists in their call to achieve redemption on our own,” he wrote, “for we are not permitted to hasten the End even by reciting too many prayers, much less so by corporeal stratagems, that is, to set out from exile by force.”"
  • "Force may, without doubt, be justly repelled by force, but not by treachery and fraud; for I do not call the stratagems of war, such as ambuscades, masked batteries, false attacks, etc., frauds or treachery:"