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The intimacy he created was an illusion—in a way, all leadership is a necessary illusion—but it was not a confidence trick.

This is just a typical Home Rule argument, the confidence trick all over.

Never before has a country so justly and so richly deserved the repudiation of a debt incurred by the confidence trick.

I thought of the confidence trick, and resolved I would be on the alert for the vestiges of my five hundred pounds.

It has, at some time or the other, formed part of the "monetary" luggage of somebody engaged in the confidence trick.

Any number of sharpers who tried the confidence trick, but tried it in vain.


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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confidence trick, such as: bait and switch, boiler room, bunco game, bunko, con, and con game.

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