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defraud

de·fraud

defraud

pronunciation:
dih frawd
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: defrauded, defrauding, defrauds
definition: to deprive of something by wrongful and usu. unlawful deception; cheat; swindle.
similar words:
bilk, burn, cheat, deceive, gyp, humbug, swindle
derivation: defrauder (n.)