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  Words related to victimize

Related / Similar Words: victimise, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con

 

Definition:
  • punish unjustly;
  • deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change";
  • make a victim of; "I was victimized by this con-man";

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    Hyponyms: short-change, short, cheat, rip off, chisel, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

     

    Derivational Morphology: victim, dupe, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, scam, cozenage, swindle, cheat, rig, exploitation, victimization, victimisation, using, victimizer, victimiser

     

     
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