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Synonyms of swindle

Noun


1. swindle, cheat, rig, fraud

usage: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"

Verb


1. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con, cheat, rip off, chisel

usage: deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

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