Part of speech:
Equipment for drilling an oil well
A beguiling or coquettish trick
(Dated) A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait.
A specific act of ridicule or derision:
A trick or fraud, esp. one meant as a practical joke
A method of leading up to a tenace, as in bridge, in order to prevent an opponent from winning the trick with an intermediate card.
Hypocritical cunning or deception; double-dealing
1590Edmund Spenser, Faerie Queene Book III, canto VIII:
Deception by trickery or sophistry.
The definition of a bubble is a thin liquid that forms into a ball around air or gas, a tiny ball of air or gas in a liquid, or something in this shape.
A fraudulent or dishonest person.
A thing or person used to lure or tempt into danger or a trap
A person who steals, lies, cheats or does other dishonest or illegal things; a criminal.
(Informal) A deceptive act, movement, etc.
One who defrauds; a swindler.
A deception; a swindle.
To behave in a manner that does not conform to morality or norms:
To help the enemy of (one's country, cause, etc.); be a traitor to
To shape or cut with a chisel.
To fasten, tighten, or attach by means of a screw or similar fastener.
To injure or kill.
To capture physically; seize:
To take by force.
To put on the false appearance of; feign:
To renege is to abandon something or go back on something you had promised.
To argue or find fault over trivial matters or minor concerns; cavil.
To take booty; rob.
To reach or go too far.
To take something from (another) by means of unseemly or deceptive methods.
To give a wrong impression or lead toward a wrong conclusion, especially by intentionally deceiving.
The definition of hoodwink is to trick or deceive someone.
To cheat or trick; dupe
To gouge is defined as to create a dent or a disfiguring rough hole or groove, or to cheat someone by charging higher prices than what is fair.
To play the fool; to trifle; to toy; to spend time in idle sport or mirth.
To put abruptly or violently
To fleece is defined as to trick someone, or to shave the wool off of a animal.
(Informal) To get, arrange, or maneuver by cleverness, persuasion, etc., or esp. by craftiness, trickery, etc.
To fiddle is defined as to play a violin, or to spend time doing something without a goal in mind.
To dupe is to trick or deceive someone.
To kill time; dawdle.
To avoid meeting
(Obsolete) To frustrate the hopes or plans of.
To take something from by fraud; swindle:
(Archaic) To while away (time)
To crib is to copy something without authorization or without giving credit to the original author.
To swindle (a victim) by first gaining the person's confidence
The definition of circumvent means to get around or surround someone or something.
Bilk is defined as to swindle or get out of paying.
To pass (time) pleasantly.
The definition of bamboozle means to confuse, deceive or cheat by trickery.
To confuse or perplex, especially so as to frustrate or prevent from taking action:
To indicate by beating or drumming.
(Comput., Electronics) To copy (data, audio or video files, etc.) onto (a CD, DVD, etc.) by means of a laser
To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
To fasten with a clip or clips
To diddle is defined as to behave in an unproductive manner or to cheat or lie about something on purpose.
(Radio) To receive a transmission successfully.
To reproduce or otherwise use (the words, ideas, or other work of another) as one's own or without attribution.
To charge too much.
To be sexually promiscuous with women
To have a sexual affair with someone who is not one's spouse or partner. Used especially of a man.
(Slang) To take (drugs) illegally:
To defeat soundly:
A person who swindles; cheat
The definition of a stratagem is a plan or scheme intended to outwit an opponent or achieve a purpose.
Any charlatan, or quack
A person who pretends to be someone or something that he or she is not, as to deceive or cheat others
A deception; fraud
Deceit; trickery; cheating
Delusion is defined as a firm belief you have that is actually not grounded in reality or truth, often occurring as a result of a mental problem.
A ruse; a trick.
The definition of a charlatan is a fraud or a person who pretends to have some skill or be something he isn't.
A stratagem; a trick.
A claimant to a throne
A person given to hypocrisy.
A scoundrel; rogue; scamp
A criminal is defined as a person who has done something illegal.
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