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  Words related to fraud

Related / Similar Words: fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on, imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player

 

Definition:
  • something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage;
  • intentional deception resulting in injury to another person;
  • a person who makes deceitful pretenses;

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    Hyponyms: goldbrick, Piltdown man, Piltdown hoax, identity theft, mail fraud, election fraud, constructive fraud, legal fraud, extrinsic fraud, collateral fraud, fraud in fact, positive fraud, fraud in the factum, fraud in the inducement, intrinsic fraud, swindle, cheat, rig, name dropper, ringer

     

    Derivational Morphology: gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across, humbug, hoax, pull someone's leg, play a joke on, simulate, assume, sham, feign, pretend, affect, dissemble, fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent, bull, forge, counterfeit, act

     

     
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