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synonyms for conning

  • bamboozle
  • bilk
  • dupe
  • hoodwink
  • swindle
  • wheedle
  • cajole
  • cheat
  • chicane
  • coax
  • flimflam
  • fool
  • hoax
  • hornswoggle
  • humbug
  • inveigle
  • mislead
  • rook
  • sweet-talk
  • trick
  • double-cross
  • rip off
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antonyms for conning

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  • give
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How to use conning in a sentence

I made a list of pros and cons comparing the two, and it looked like a pretty close tossup.
SPRINTER VS. TEARDROP TRAILER: WHAT'S BEST FOR CAMPING?WILL TAYLORNOVEMBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
So, let’s talk about the cons that are lurking in your email inbox and online.
SHOP SAFE. THE SCAMMERS ARE COMING FOR YOU.MICHELLE SINGLETARYNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Millions of people will know what this guy did, and they’ll also be able to start their own process of healing for the cons that they fell for that they never told their friends about.
“PEOPLE WANT TO BELIEVE”: HOW LOVE FRAUD BUILDS AN ABSORBING DOCUSERIES AROUND A ROMANTIC CON MANALISSA WILKINSONSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
I do think it’s more prevalent than we’d like to believe, this in-person con situation.
“PEOPLE WANT TO BELIEVE”: HOW LOVE FRAUD BUILDS AN ABSORBING DOCUSERIES AROUND A ROMANTIC CON MANALISSA WILKINSONSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
It turns out that if you dated the person who conned you, you’ve lost all of your credibility and all of your rights, perhaps, to bring this person to justice.
“PEOPLE WANT TO BELIEVE”: HOW LOVE FRAUD BUILDS AN ABSORBING DOCUSERIES AROUND A ROMANTIC CON MANALISSA WILKINSONSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
No helicopters swung their blades above; there were only the bulge of a conning tower and the heavy inset glasses of the lookouts.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
Meta stood conning the words—woman—giant—mountain—glory—and begged for another tale.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Up and my office, there conning my measuring Ruler, which I shall grow a master of in a very little time.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
Only the upper 100 portion of the conning tower escaped a ducking.
BOY SCOUTS IN THE NORTH SEAG. HARVEY RALPHSON
Ralph walked back to where Mr. Duff was standing at the binnacle, conning the ship.
RALPH GRANGER'S FORTUNESWILLIAM PERRY BROWN
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WORDS RELATED TO CONNING

  • bill of goods
  • con
  • conning
  • flattery
  • flimflam
  • hosing
  • ripoff
  • scam
  • smoke and mirrors
  • soft sell
  • soft soap
  • song and dance
  • the business
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