Poker ploy - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Poker ploy.

BLUFF
  1. bluntly direct and outspoken but good-natured;
  2. very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front;
  3. Deception
  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. 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. pronounce (vowels) by bringing the tongue closer to the roof of the mouth; "raise your `o'"
  10. put forward for consideration or discussion; "raise the question of promotions"; "bring up an unpleasant t
RAISING
  1. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;
  2. increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
  3. create a disturbance, especially by making a great noise; "raise hell"; "raise the roof"; "raise Cain"
  4. put an end to; "lift a ban"; "raise a siege"
  5. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
  6. raise in rank or condition; "The new law lifted many people from poverty"
  7. move upwards; "lift one's eyes"
  8. invigorate or heighten; "lift my spirits"; "lift his ego"
  9. raise from a lower to a higher position; "Raise your hands"; "Lift a load"
  10. helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
  11. bring (a surface or a design) into relief and cause to project; "raised edges"
  12. cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened

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