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How to use bamboozle in a sentence

His name is used to bamboozle the people, to despoil them, and to make them patient asses under their burdens.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
He saw he could not fool or bamboozle me in the slightest degree.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
This wandering about I considered necessary in order to delay and perhaps bamboozle any police dog put on my track.
13 DAYSJOHN ALAN LYDE CAUNTER
It has rather cynically been said that governments are of two kinds—bamboo and bamboozle.
SIX LETTERS FROM THE COLONIESROBERT SEATON
He would sit on a log with a gypsy, and bamboozle him with lies made for the purpose, then thrash him for not believing them.
MARY MARSTONGEORGE MACDONALD
Another word, bamboozle, has been a sore difficulty with lexicographers.
THE SLANG DICTIONARYJOHN CAMDEN HOTTEN
It is not so with us artists; they could not bamboozle us in this way.
GERFAUT, COMPLETECHARLES DE BERNARD
In vain did the philosopher try to bamboozle me into the belief that "it was lard."
GINGER-SNAPSFANNY FERN
But many modern adventuresses have been able to bamboozle the mighty.
MADEMOISELLE OF MONTE CARLOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
A government may bamboozle it or dodge it, but it cannot openly oppose it.
THE FRUITS OF VICTORYNORMAN ANGELL
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WORDS RELATED TO BAMBOOZLE

  • bamboozles
  • bilks
  • cajoles
  • cheats
  • chicanes
  • coaxes
  • double-crosses
  • dupes
  • flimflams
  • fools
  • hoaxes
  • hoodwinks
  • hornswoggles
  • humbugs
  • inveigles
  • misleads
  • rips off
  • rooks
  • sweet-talks
  • swindles
  • tricks
  • wheedles
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