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Another word for diddle

  1. To get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

      1. To pierce or wound painfully with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
      2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
      3. To cause to suffer keenly in the mind or feelings:
      1. A branch or stem that has fallen or been cut from a tree or shrub.
      2. A piece of wood, such as a tree branch, that is used for fuel, cut for lumber, or shaped for a specific purpose.
      3. A wand, staff, baton, or rod.
      1. To deprive (another) of something by fraud; cheat or swindle.
      2. A fraud or swindle.
      3. One who defrauds; a swindler.
      1. To perform or execute; carry out:
      2. To fulfill the requirements of:
      3. To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
      1. To make neat or tidy by clipping, smoothing, or pruning:
      2. To remove the excess or unwanted parts from:
      3. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. Nonsense; humbug.
      2. A deception; a swindle.
      3. To swindle; cheat.
      1. A metal tool with a sharp beveled edge, used to cut and shape stone, wood, or metal.
      2. To shape or cut with a chisel.
      3. To cheat or swindle.
      1. To injure or kill.
      2. To cheat or defraud.
      1. To cheat or defraud of money or property.
      2. To obtain by fraudulent means:
      3. To practice fraud as a means of obtaining money or property.
      1. A Eurasian corvid (Corvus frugilegus) having black plumage with a patch of bare skin around the base of the bill, and nesting in colonies near the tops of trees.
      2. A swindler or cheat, especially at games.
      3. To swindle; cheat:
      1. A penalty such as a fine.
      2. To penalize by fining or demanding forfeiture.
      3. To take (something) from another person by means of unseemly or deceptive methods.
      1. Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.
      1. To take something from by fraud; swindle:
      1. To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud; deceive.
      2. To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
      3. To obtain by deceit or persuasion.
      1. To deceive by trickery; swindle:
      2. To deprive by trickery; defraud:
      3. To mislead; fool:
      1. To defraud, cheat, or swindle:
      2. To evade payment of:
      3. To thwart or frustrate:
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  2. To pass time without working or in avoiding work

      1. An incompetent, foolish, or stupid person.
      2. A careless mistake; a slip.
      3. To make a silly mistake; blunder:
      1. A person, especially a soldier, who avoids assigned duties or work; a shirker.
      2. To shirk one's assigned duties or responsibilities.
      3. To cheat; swindle.
      1. To avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
      2. To avoid work or duty.
      1. To move or act in a lazy, relaxed way; loll:
      2. To pass time idly:
      3. To pass (time) in a lazy, relaxed, or idle way:
      1. To stand idly about; linger without any purpose.
      2. To violate a law or ordinance that prohibits persons from remaining in a given location without a clear purpose for an extended period of time, especially when behaving in a manner indicating a possible threat to persons or property in the vicinity.
      3. To hover over or remain near an area:
      1. A shaped mass of bread baked in one piece.
      2. A shaped, usually rounded or oblong, mass of food:
      1. To be idle; loaf:
      2. To spend (time) loafing:
      1. Not employed or busy:
      2. Disinclined to work or be active; lazy:
      3. Not in use or operation:
      1. A tramp; a vagrant.
      2. A lazy or shiftless person, especially one who seeks to live solely by the support of others.
      3. An incompetent, insignificant, or obnoxious person:
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