To take something from by fraud; swindle:
The definition of cozen is to cheat, or make someone believe something that isn't true.
To manage to get away from; elude
To take in is to observe, absorb or learn something.
To involve in or as in a tangle; catch, as in a net, vine, etc., so that escape is difficult; ensnare
To recall a hawk with a lure.
To protect the edge of, especially with an ornamental border; hence, to face or ornament with lists, laces, etc.
To surpass in cleverness or cunning; outsmart:
To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap.
To deprive (someone) of something by guile or deceit; cheat:
To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk:
To deceive (someone) by making them believe something which has been maliciously or mischievously fabricated. (scam)
Bait is defined as to tempt someone or something.
To be an improper or bad representative of
To bluff is to pretend something that is not true.
The definition of bamboozle means to confuse, deceive or cheat by trickery.
Gull is defined as to trick.
To dupe is to trick or deceive someone.
To defraud; swindle.
To dupe; deceive
To mislead or confuse by trickery; dupe
To abide; to remain for a longer or shorter time; to be in a certain state or condition.
To use deceit; lie
To make known unintentionally:
To use equivocal language to deceive someone or avoid committing oneself to a position.
To confound or prove wrong; surprise, especially pleasantly:
To make use of diversions in order to deceive, as a stage magician does
To cause to be misguided; mislead.
To persuade or tempt to evil or wrongdoing; lead astray
To cover, fill, or affect with lead; as, continuous firing leads the grooves of a rifle.
To urge the acceptance of (an action, plan, etc.); recommend
To keep from being curtailed or exposed to risk:
To betray by acting in contradiction to a prior agreement.
(--- Informal) To get the better of, especially by trickery or deception:
(Stud Poker) To bluff when one holds four cards of the same suit (four flush) instead of the five in a true flush
To deceive by trickery; swindle:
To recommend; suggest:
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