Poker ploy - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Poker ploy.

5 letter answer(s) to poker ploy

BLUFF
  1. Deception
  2. bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured;
  3. very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front;
  4. the act of bluffing in poker; deception by a false show of confidence in the strength of your cards
  5. pretense that your position is stronger than it really is;
  6. a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
RAISE
  1. the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
  2. put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant topic"
  3. increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it"
  4. cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
  5. the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
  6. bet more than the previous player
  7. an upward slope or grade (as in a road); "the car couldn't make it up the rise"
  8. bid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
  9. cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
  10. summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the ai

7 letter answer(s) to poker ploy

RAISING
  1. multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3
  2. cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"
  3. establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
  4. collect funds for a specific purpose; "The President raised several million dollars for his college"
  5. activate or stir up; "raise a mutiny"
  6. give a promotion to or assign to a higher position; "John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired"; "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms"; "I got promoted after many years of hard work"
  7. cause to be heard or known; express or utter; "raise a shout"; "raise a protest"; "raise a sad cry"
  8. bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children"
  9. cause to become alive again; "raise from the dead"; "Slavery is already dead, and cannot be resurrected"; "Upraising ghosts"
  10. pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth

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