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An act or practice intended to deceive; a trick
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  1. An act or practice intended to deceive; a trick
  2. A dishonest action or trick; fraud or lie
  3. A misrepresentation of fact, which, when made with the intention that the other party will rely on it to his detriment, constitutes the torts of fraud or misrepresentation. See also fraud and misrepresentation.
The fact or state of being deceived.
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  1. The fact or state of being deceived.
  2. The fact or condition of being deceived
  3. The use of deceit.
(Countable) A false statement, especially an intentional one; a lie
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  1. (Countable) A false statement, especially an intentional one; a lie
  2. The telling of lies; lying
  3. The practice of lying.
The act or practice of tricking; use of tricks; deception; fraud
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  1. The act or practice of tricking; use of tricks; deception; fraud
Unfaithfulness or disloyalty to another; esp., sexual unfaithfulness of a husband or wife; adultery
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  1. Unfaithfulness or disloyalty to another; esp., sexual unfaithfulness of a husband or wife; adultery
  2. The fact or state of being an infidel
  3. Unfaithfulness to a sexual partner, especially a spouse.
The quality of being faithless
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Dishonesty
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  1. Dishonesty
  2. Something false; esp., a lie
  3. The quality or condition of being false.
The practitioners of such an occupation or trade considered as a group.
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  1. The practitioners of such an occupation or trade considered as a group.
  2. Any of various hobbies in which things are made by hand, including painting, origami, scrapbooking, etc.
  3. Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
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  1. Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
  2. Something contrived or made up to achieve an end, especially by deceiving; a stratagem or ruse:
  3. Trickery or craft
Deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
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  1. Deliberate deceptiveness in behavior or speech.
  2. Hypocritical cunning or deception; double-dealing
  3. The quality or state of being twofold or double.
The state or quality of being untrustworthy.
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Skill or adeptness in execution or performance; dexterity.
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  1. Skill or adeptness in execution or performance; dexterity.
  2. Practical knowledge or experience; aptitude in performance; skill, proficiency; dexterity.
  3. Practical skill employed in a secret or crafty manner; craft; artifice; skillful deceit.
Treacherous cunning; skillful deceit.
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  1. Treacherous cunning; skillful deceit.
  2. A trick or stratagem.
  3. Slyness and cunning in dealing with others
(Countable) The result or product of being sly.
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  1. (Countable) The result or product of being sly.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being being sly.
The act or an instance of treachery.
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  1. The act or an instance of treachery.
  2. The deliberate breaking of faith; betrayal of trust; treachery
Duplicity or deceit; treachery.
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  1. Duplicity or deceit; treachery.
  2. The act or practice of doing the opposite of what one pretends to do; duplicity; deceit
The quality of being tricky.
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An act of perfidy or treason
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  1. An act of perfidy or treason
  2. Willful betrayal of fidelity, confidence, or trust; perfidy.
  3. Betrayal of trust, faith, or allegiance; perfidy, disloyalty, or treason
The quality of being knavish.
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Behavior or an act characteristic of a knave; rascality; dishonesty
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  1. Behavior or an act characteristic of a knave; rascality; dishonesty
  2. Dishonest or crafty dealing.
  3. Deceit, an unprincipled action.
The special vocabulary of a profession, discipline, or social group; jargon.
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  1. The special vocabulary of a profession, discipline, or social group; jargon.
  2. The tilt, turn, or slant thus caused
  3. The special words and phrases used by those in a certain sect, occupation, etc.; jargon
The state of being crooked
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The act or process of corrupting.
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  1. The act or process of corrupting.
  2. Something corrupted, as an improperly altered word or text
  3. The act or fact of making, becoming, or being corrupt
(Psychiatry) An abnormal tendency to lie or exaggerate
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  1. (Psychiatry) An abnormal tendency to lie or exaggerate
  2. A compulsion to embroider the truth, engage in exaggeration, or tell lies.
The telling of a lie or lies
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  1. The telling of a lie or lies
(Uncountable) The action of the verb to steal.
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  1. (Uncountable) The action of the verb to steal.
  2. (Archaic, chiefly in the plural) That which is stolen; stolen property.
The quality or condition of being subtle; esp., the ability or tendency to make fine distinctions
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  1. The quality or condition of being subtle; esp., the ability or tendency to make fine distinctions
  2. The quality or state of being subtle.
  3. Something subtle, especially a nicety of thought or a fine distinction.
An act or instance of such falseness.
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  1. An act or instance of such falseness.
  2. A pretending to be what one is not, or to feel what one does not feel; esp., a pretense of virtue, piety, etc.
An insincere act, remark, etc.
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  1. An insincere act, remark, etc.
  2. The quality of being insincere
  3. Property of being insincere, lacking sincerity or truthfulness.
A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation. A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation.
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  1. A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation. A lie; deceitful or dishonest behavior; equivocation.
An act of swindling; trick; cheat; fraud
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  1. An act of swindling; trick; cheat; fraud
Deceit; trickery; cheating
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  1. Deceit; trickery; cheating
  2. One who assumes a false pose; an impostor.
  3. A deception practiced in order to induce another to give up possession of property or surrender a right.
Deception by trickery or sophistry.
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  1. Deception by trickery or sophistry.
  2. (Countable, law) A slick performance by a lawyer.
  3. The use of clever but tricky talk or action to deceive, evade, etc., as in legal dealings
A base or mischievous act.
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  1. A base or mischievous act.
  2. A low, mean, or dishonest act
  3. Behavior or character typical of a rascal.
The condition of being mendacious; untruthfulness.
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  1. The condition of being mendacious; untruthfulness.
  2. A lie; a falsehood.
  3. The quality or state of being mendacious
The quality of being artful or of acting in an artful manner.
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  1. The quality of being artful or of acting in an artful manner.
The property of being subtle, of avoiding brute force and instead being clever or skillful.
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  1. The property of being subtle, of avoiding brute force and instead being clever or skillful.
The actions of a pettifogger; a trivial quarrel.
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(Law, business) The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner.
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  1. (Law, business) The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner.
  2. The illegal taking of property under one’s care, particularly property to which one has a public trust or fiduciary duty. The illegal taking of property under one’s care, particularly property to which one has a public trust or fiduciary duty.
Something that has been forged, especially a document that has been copied or remade to look like the original.
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  1. Something that has been forged, especially a document that has been copied or remade to look like the original.
  2. The act of forging something, especially the unlawful act of counterfeiting a document or object for the purposes of fraud or deception.
  3. A false banknote, document, work of art, or other imitation of a thing of value, created to be passed off as real; the act of creating such an object. A false banknote, document, work of art, or other imitation of a thing of value, created to be passed off as real; the act of creating such an object.
An act of committing such a crime:
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  1. An act of committing such a crime:
  2. The willful telling of a lie while under lawful oath or affirmation to tell the truth in a matter material to the point of inquiry
  3. The criminal offense of making false statements under oath, especially in a legal document or during a legal proceeding. The criminal offense of making false statements under oath, especially in a legal document or during a legal proceeding.
Violation of the allegiance owed to one's sovereign or state; betrayal of one's country, specif., in the U.S. (as declared in the Constitution), consisting only in levying war against the U.S. or in giving aid and comfort to its enemies
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  1. Violation of the allegiance owed to one's sovereign or state; betrayal of one's country, specif., in the U.S. (as declared in the Constitution), consisting only in levying war against the U.S. or in giving aid and comfort to its enemies
  2. The betrayal of allegiance toward one's own country, especially by committing hostile acts against it or aiding its enemies in committing such acts.
  3. An attempt to overthrow the government of the state or nation to which one owes allegiance, by making war against that government or by giving material support to the enemies of that government. In order to be convicted of treason, a person must confess in open court or there must be testimony to overt acts by two witnesses. See also sedition. An attempt to overthrow the government of the state or nation to which one owes allegiance, by making war against that government or by giving material support to the enemies of that government. In order to be convicted of treason, a person must confess in open court or there must be testimony to overt acts by two witnesses. See also sedition.
The act of obtaining a benefit or property by fraud or misrepresentation. The act of obtaining a benefit or property by fraud or misrepresentation.
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  1. The act of obtaining a benefit or property by fraud or misrepresentation. The act of obtaining a benefit or property by fraud or misrepresentation.
  2. Criminal misrepresentation made with the intent of defrauding a person of something of value.
  3. (Law) Deliberate misrepresentation of fact in speech or action in order to obtain another's property
The property of being shady.
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  1. The property of being shady.
  2. A shady state or quality
Nonsense; rubbish; humbug
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  1. Nonsense; rubbish; humbug
  2. A deception; a swindle.
  3. A sly trick or deception
A trick performed by a magician or juggler; sleight-of-hand.
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  1. A trick performed by a magician or juggler; sleight-of-hand.
  2. Any meaningless action or talk drawing attention away from some deception
  3. Foolishness or empty pretense used especially to disguise deception or chicanery.
Alternative spelling of hanky-panky.
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  1. Alternative spelling of hanky-panky.
  2. (Informal) Questionable behavior, as shady dealings or illicit sexual activity
Lack of probity; dishonesty.
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  1. Lack of probity; dishonesty.
Something corrupted, as an improperly altered word or text
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  1. Something corrupted, as an improperly altered word or text
  2. (Rare) A corrupting influence
  3. The act or fact of making, becoming, or being corrupt
The state of being corrupt.
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The state of being crooked
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(Countable, law) A slick performance by a lawyer.
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  1. (Countable, law) A slick performance by a lawyer.
  2. Deception by trickery or sophistry.
  3. The use of clever but tricky talk or action to deceive, evade, etc., as in legal dealings
Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
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  1. Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency.
  2. Any of various hobbies in which things are made by hand, including painting, origami, scrapbooking, etc.
  3. Any occupation or avocation requiring special skills, especially manual ones, including carpentry, sewing, pottery, etc.
Roundabout act, procedure, or means
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  1. Roundabout act, procedure, or means
  2. A devious act or statement:
  3. (Computing) Use of a variable or object through its address
The property of being shady.
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  1. The property of being shady.
  2. A shady state or quality
(Uncountable) The property of being shifty.
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  1. (Uncountable) The property of being shifty.
  2. (Countable, rare) The result or product of being shifty.
(Countable) The result or product of being sly.
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  1. (Countable) The result or product of being sly.
  2. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being being sly.
The state or quality of being sneaky.
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  1. The state or quality of being sneaky.
The practice or use of tricks; deception by stratagem.
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  1. The practice or use of tricks; deception by stratagem.
The quality of being tricky.
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The characteristic of being underhanded.
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