ETYM French, from Old Fren. reüser, rehuser, to turn aside, to shuffle, retreat, from Latin recusare to refuse; pref. re- again + causa cause. Related to Cause, Recusant.
A deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture); SYN. artifice.
City ne Bulgaria on the Danube S of Bucharest
(anglicized name Rustchuk) Danube port in Bulgaria, linked by rail and road bridge with Giurgiu in Romania.