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cozen

coz·en

cozen

 
 
pronunciation:
kuh zn
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: cozened, cozening, cozens
definition: to deceive or trick; swindle.
That rogue cozened him and made off with his money.
similar words:
bilk, cheat, hoax, humbug, overreach, swindle
derivation: cozener (n.)