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See definition of cozening on Dictionary.com
  • as incheat
  • as indeceit
  • as inshiftiness
  • as invictimization

synonyms for cozening

  • chicanery
  • deception
  • fraud
  • scam
  • swindle
  • trickery
  • artifice
  • baloney
  • bunco
  • con
  • deceit
  • dodge
  • double-dealing
  • fake
  • fix
  • flimflam
  • frame
  • gyp
  • hoax
  • hoaxing
  • humbug
  • hustle
  • imposture
  • jazz
  • jive
  • plant
  • put on
  • racket
  • ripoff
  • sell
  • sham
  • spoof
  • sting
  • stunt
  • whitewash
  • wrong
  • bamboozlement
  • bill of goods
  • con game
  • cover up
  • dirty pool
  • dirty trick
  • fast one
  • fast shuffle
  • hanky-panky
  • run around
  • shady deal
  • shell game
  • snow job
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antonyms for cozening

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  • honesty
  • truthfulness
  • frankness
  • openness
  • reality
  • truth
  • fairness
  • forthrightness
  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • sincerity
  • trustworthiness
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • artlessness
  • reality
  • uprightness
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How to use cozening in a sentence

A fine life thou hast of it with thy silks and thy baubles, cozening the last few shillings from the pouches of dying men.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
But even the basest of the yokels and groundlings could not make merry over the cozening of so noble a gentleman!
THE ORDEALCHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK
Then he would have fled from the danger of her presence, but the eyes grew long and cozening, like a gypsy's, and held him.
ROADS OF DESTINYO. HENRY
Within one moment they would be round and artless like a child's, and long and cozening like a gypsy's.
ROADS OF DESTINYO. HENRY
As I grow to know him better, however, I find he is not cozening the public so much as imposing on himself.
THE STORY OF AN UNTOLD LOVEPAUL LEICESTER FORD
I am only glad that he did not succeed in cozening you further than he did.
THE BELTON ESTATEANTHONY TROLLOPE
Struggle forces upon the group the necessity of cozening, beguiling, managing its members.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
Add not new crimes by cozening me anew; for I shall find out truth, though it lie hid even in the bottom of Philander's, heart.'
LOVE-LETTERS BETWEEN A NOBLEMAN AND HIS SISTERAPHRA BEHN
A real expert in cozening, a master of guile, was wanted to exploit the opportunity to its limit.
SHE STANDS ACCUSEDVICTOR MACCLURE
I have made a scurvy bargain: art a cozening knave, I doubt, as well as a nincompoop.'
THE CLOISTER AND THE HEARTHCHARLES READE
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