Thesaurus / hoodwink

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In order, therefore, to hoodwink the Mexican authorities, Mr. Young had to resort to various expedients.

They contrived no clever devices to hoodwink our moral nature.

Creative UnityRabindranath Tagore

Well, what in the world possessed you to hoodwink Mr. French in this manner?

Frank Before VicksburgHarry Castlemon

Everything was kept quiet, and no one whom it was possible to hoodwink was trusted.

BelgiumGeorge W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond

I will hoodwink him, and every British Consul in the continental towns which he visits will secretly watch him for me.

A Fascinating TraitorRichard Henry Savage

To think that I talked with the rascal, and yet he was sharp enough to hoodwink me, fairly makes me boil.

On her first attempt to hoodwink me she was severely taken to task by the women.

The Confession of a FoolAugust Strindberg

“He cannot hoodwink me,” said Rollo after the conductor had gone away.

Rollo in SocietyGeorge S. Chappell

What did that mean but that women instinctively knew him for one they could hoodwink?

WhirligigsO. Henry

Or you want me to wear the blinkers, the better to hoodwink your own eyes.

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