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noun as in trick

verb as in deceive, defraud

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The industry lore is downright jaw-dropping in the details of the cons known as “brick-in-box” returns.

Sold mostly at gas stations and smoke shops, it cons users into thinking its legal—and, inevitably then, safe.

Cons: Remembering what happened last time you impulsively embarked on a new fitness venture.

Cons: You have absolutely no idea how awful things are going to be.

Cons: Once the Internet goes down, you are T-minus 10 minutes from madness.

You c'llect all the old punk that the cons dump out with their dinner pans.

All I have done is to select from the Pros and Cons that present themselves to my mind.

Cons has just had supper, and Bill is "spreading devastation" over the table of Captain Andrews.

"I don' know what you 're talkin' 'bout, Cons'ance," said Mr. Rodney in a very hurt tone.

His song had taken on a reflective tone as that of one who cons a problem, or musically ponders which card to play.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cons, such as: fraud, deception, mockery, cheat, crime, and dupe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.