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swindle

swin·dle

swindle

 
pronunciation:
swIn dl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: swindled, swindles, swindling
definition: to cheat out of money or property.
The crook swindled the old man of all his savings.
synonyms:
cheat
similar words:
deceive, rip off
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an act of cheating out of money or property.
The victim of his swindle had him arrested.
synonyms:
fraud
derivations: swindlingly (adv.), swindler (n.)
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