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fraudulent

fraud·u·lent

fraudulent

 
 
pronunciation:
fraw j lnt [or] frawd y lnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by or based on the use of deceit or trickery.
He achieved success in his business through fraudulent means.Their claims turned out to be fraudulent.
synonyms:
crooked, cunning, dishonest, guileful, tricky, wily
antonyms:
genuine, honest
similar words:
bogus, counterfeit, deceitful, deceptive, fake, knavish, sham, shifty, underhanded
definition 2: using or inclined to use deceit or trickery.
synonyms:
crooked, cunning, deceitful, dishonest, guileful, tricky, wily
antonyms:
honest, straight
similar words:
knavish, shifty, two-faced, underhanded
derivations: fraudulently (adv.), fraudulence (n.)
Word Parts
The word fraudulent contains the following part:
-ulent Latin adjective-forming suffix that means characterized by, full of