deceive

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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them) chicane , chicanery , guile , shenanigan , trickery , wile
invent to deceive concoct , fabricate
elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade contrivance , dodge , stratagem
deceive with cheap trick or fraud cozen
deceive as to true nature dissemble , masquerade
pretending with intention to deceive dissembling , feigning , pretence , pretense
something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage dupery , fraud , fraudulence , hoax , humbug , put-on
alter document to deceive falsify
account, alter to deceive falsify
document to deceive, alter falsify , forge
partially true statement intended to deceive or mislead half-truth
trick or deceive hoax
communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive humbug , snake oil
minerals into a mine to deceive, to place salt
something to deceive or outwit someone trick
painting rendered in such great detail as to deceive the viewer concerning its reality trompe l'oeil
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