move, step, evasive action, simulated military operation, action, play, measure, tactics, tactical maneuver, stratagem, tactical manoeuvre, maneuver, manoeuvre, means.
So I tried a different tactic.
It towered erect and then, repeating the tactic
invariably successful, it toppled forward to create a bridgehead from which to launch new assaults.
The bully was using the time- dishonored tactic
of stirring up a riot in a hurry, but just the same I looked quickly round, hunting a path of escape.