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A minute after he had conned her, she struck heavily again and again.

She conned him searchingly, and the complete calm of him at such a time amazed her.

Now each of us in turn had heard this speech, and we conned it over and over again.

Annie had conned her answer on many a sleepless pillow, and had it by heart.

They conned the nice gradations of tint in the spring foliage of Gramercy Park.

All this Pierre conned slowly in his mind, until he was cold.

By the time he realized he'd been conned, she'd be thousands of miles away.

All the way in, Long John stood by the steersman and conned the ship.

Come, my dear, have you conned over the catechise I taught you last night?

I have conned them well, studied them patiently and thoroughly.

WORD ORIGIN

"negation" (mainly in pro and con), 1570s, short for Latin contra "against" (see contra).

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