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duping

djuːp

verb

deceive; trick.

the newspaper was duped into publishing an untrue story

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duped

djuːp

verb

deceive; trick.

the newspaper was duped into publishing an untrue story

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discomforts

dɪsˈkʌmfət

noun

slight pain.

the patient complained of discomfort in the left calf

pain,aches and pains,soreness,tenderness,irritation,stiffness,malaise,ache,twinge,pang,throb,cramp,hurt,gyp

verb

make (someone) feel uneasy, anxious, or embarrassed.

he appeared to be discomforted by the questioning

discomfit,make uneasy,make uncomfortable,embarrass,abash,disconcert,nonplus,discompose,take aback,unsettle,unnerve,put someone off their stroke,upset,ruffle,fluster,perturb,disturb,chagrin,mortify,rattle,discombobulate,faze

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discomfort

dɪsˈkʌmfət

noun

slight pain.

the patient complained of discomfort in the left calf

pain,aches and pains,soreness,tenderness,irritation,stiffness,malaise,ache,twinge,pang,throb,cramp,hurt,gyp

verb

make (someone) feel uneasy, anxious, or embarrassed.

he appeared to be discomforted by the questioning

discomfit,make uneasy,make uncomfortable,embarrass,abash,disconcert,nonplus,discompose,take aback,unsettle,unnerve,put someone off their stroke,upset,ruffle,fluster,perturb,disturb,chagrin,mortify,rattle,discombobulate,faze

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defrauds

dɪˈfrɔːd

verb

illegally obtain money from (someone) by deception.

he used a second identity to defraud the bank of thousands of pounds

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defrauding

dɪˈfrɔːd

verb

illegally obtain money from (someone) by deception.

he used a second identity to defraud the bank of thousands of pounds

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defrauded

dɪˈfrɔːd

verb

illegally obtain money from (someone) by deception.

he used a second identity to defraud the bank of thousands of pounds

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defraud

dɪˈfrɔːd

verb

illegally obtain money from (someone) by deception.

he used a second identity to defraud the bank of thousands of pounds

swindle,cheat,rob,deceive,dupe,hoodwink,double-cross,fool,trick,con,bamboozle,do,sting,diddle,rip off,shaft,bilk,rook,take for a ride,pull a fast one on,put one over on,take to the cleaners,gyp,gull,finagle,milk,fiddle,swizzle,sell a pup to,sucker,snooker,stiff,euchre,bunco,hornswoggle,pull a swifty on,cozen,sharp,mulct,do someone in the eye

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deceiving

dɪˈsiːv

verb

deliberately cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, especially for personal gain.

I didn’t intend to deceive people into thinking it was French champagne

swindle,defraud,cheat,trick,hoodwink,hoax,dupe,take in,mislead,delude,fool,outwit,misguide,lead on,inveigle,seduce,ensnare,entrap,beguile,double-cross,gull,con,bamboozle,do,sting,gyp,diddle,rip off,shaft,bilk,rook,pull a fast one on,pull someone’s leg,take for a ride,throw dust in someone’s eyes,put one over on,take to the cleaners,fiddle,swizzle,sell a pup to,sucker,snooker,stiff,euchre,bunco,hornswoggle,pull a swifty on,cozen,sharp,mulct

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deceives

dɪˈsiːv

verb

deliberately cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, especially for personal gain.

I didn’t intend to deceive people into thinking it was French champagne

swindle,defraud,cheat,trick,hoodwink,hoax,dupe,take in,mislead,delude,fool,outwit,misguide,lead on,inveigle,seduce,ensnare,entrap,beguile,double-cross,gull,con,bamboozle,do,sting,gyp,diddle,rip off,shaft,bilk,rook,pull a fast one on,pull someone’s leg,take for a ride,throw dust in someone’s eyes,put one over on,take to the cleaners,fiddle,swizzle,sell a pup to,sucker,snooker,stiff,euchre,bunco,hornswoggle,pull a swifty on,cozen,sharp,mulct

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deceived

dɪˈsiːv

verb

deliberately cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, especially for personal gain.

I didn’t intend to deceive people into thinking it was French champagne

swindle,defraud,cheat,trick,hoodwink,hoax,dupe,take in,mislead,delude,fool,outwit,misguide,lead on,inveigle,seduce,ensnare,entrap,beguile,double-cross,gull,con,bamboozle,do,sting,gyp,diddle,rip off,shaft,bilk,rook,pull a fast one on,pull someone’s leg,take for a ride,throw dust in someone’s eyes,put one over on,take to the cleaners,fiddle,swizzle,sell a pup to,sucker,snooker,stiff,euchre,bunco,hornswoggle,pull a swifty on,cozen,sharp,mulct

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deceive

dɪˈsiːv

verb

deliberately cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, especially for personal gain.

I didn’t intend to deceive people into thinking it was French champagne

swindle,defraud,cheat,trick,hoodwink,hoax,dupe,take in,mislead,delude,fool,outwit,misguide,lead on,inveigle,seduce,ensnare,entrap,beguile,double-cross,gull,con,bamboozle,do,sting,gyp,diddle,rip off,shaft,bilk,rook,pull a fast one on,pull someone’s leg,take for a ride,throw dust in someone’s eyes,put one over on,take to the cleaners,fiddle,swizzle,sell a pup to,sucker,snooker,stiff,euchre,bunco,hornswoggle,pull a swifty on,cozen,sharp,mulct

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deceits

dɪˈsiːt

noun

the action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth.

a web of deceit

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deceit

dɪˈsiːt

noun

the action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth.

a web of deceit

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