Thesaurus / cozen

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Such sophistications, said Luther, are nothing but crafty and subtle inventions and contrivances to cozen and deceive people.

I will never more dance leap-Frog: now I have got you into credit, hold it up, and cozen them in abundance.

It is enough that he not only had tricked the Beeston lawyers but, shrewd as Mrs. Tilney was, had managed to cozen her as well.

Rich Man, Poor ManMaximilian Foster

Smile with an intent to do mischief, or cozen him whom he salutes.

Familiar QuotationsJohn Bartlett

Yet we take pleasure in the lie, and are glad we can cozen ourselves.

Yorkshire, to Yorkshire, or come Yorkshire over any person, to cheat or cozen him.

The Slang DictionaryJohn Camden Hotten

But they cannot cozen IT; they can only cozen their neighbours.

Constable, who was much impressed by Cozen's art, said that he was "the greatest genius who ever touched landscape."

English PaintersHarry John Wilmot-Buxton

He did not, nor did he again allow his optimism and ever-ready vanity to cozen him with false hopes.

Love-at-ArmsRaphael Sabatini

And do what he might for her now, he doubted if he could cozen her or get much from her.

The Castle InnStanley John Weyman

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