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cheat

cheat

 
 
pronunciation:
chit
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part of speech: verb
inflections: cheated, cheating, cheats
definition: to act in a way that is not honest in order to get something from someone.
The man cheated the old woman by taking her money for work he did not do.
similar words:
deceive, sting, trick
derivations: cheatingly (adv.), cheater (n.)
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