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adjective as in deceived

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Rather, we’re talking about defrauding businesses, investors, and governments.

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As part of the settlement with the federal government, Purdue will plead guilty to one count of defrauding the United States and two counts of violating the anti-kickback statute.

In February 2014, Citi disclosed that oil services firm Oceanografía had allegedly defrauded Banamex out of $400 million.

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Minority investors in Brotman accused Lee of cooking its books to defraud them.

In so doing, Apple has defrauded the public and cheated its consumers.

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Last week, property owners were beaten by security guards as they confronted a real-estate developer who defrauded them.

Whether McDonnell and his wife defrauded the Commonwealth is a question that will ultimately be decided in court.

How many of the 36,000 clients that you defrauded have you called?

Allan Dodds Frank on the Picower fortune's origins, and why it's not nearly enough for some of the defrauded.

During a home renovation we did in 2008, our decorator defrauded us out of $37,000.

Suppose directors had defrauded their corporation, but the fraud was not discovered until several years afterward.

Vergil tells us that a special punishment in the underworld awaited the patron who defrauded a client.

Only Bertha, his neglected wife, was faithful and trusting in that gloomy day; all else had defrauded and betrayed him.

She left another farm to the cousin in Ireland, who had been defrauded when they separated their land.

He had always believed that she had defrauded him, but this belief had been qualified by the unbelief of others.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to defrauded, such as: swindled, and imposed upon.

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