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synonyms for hoodwink

  • bamboozle
  • bilk
  • defraud
  • dupe
  • mislead
  • swindle
  • victimize
  • bluff
  • buffalo
  • burn
  • cheat
  • con
  • fake
  • fleece
  • fool
  • gull
  • gyp
  • hoax
  • hornswoggle
  • kid
  • scam
  • screw
  • trick
  • beat out of
  • double-cross
  • pull a fast one
  • pull the wool over one's eyes
  • suck in
  • take advantage of
  • take for a ride
  • take to the cleaners
See also synonyms for: hoodwinked / hoodwinking
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antonyms for hoodwink

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  • give
  • help
  • protect
  • offer
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How to use hoodwink in a sentence

Initially hoodwinked by Lysenko, over time, as he looked into Lysenko’s claims, Vavilov became suspicious, and he asked a student of his to see if Lysenko’s results could be replicated.
THE BOTANIST WHO DEFIED STALIN - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYLEE ALAN DUGATKINAPRIL 21, 2021NAUTILUS
Madame de la Baudraye would have to hoodwink her mother, her husband, her maid, and her mother's maid; that is too much to do.
PARISIANS IN THE COUNTRYHONORE DE BALZAC
His whole policy in fact was but a miserable attempt to hoodwink the Spanish people.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
Nothing, of course, and so the all-important point was to hoodwink the British commander.
HERO STORIES FROM AMERICAN HISTORYALBERT F. BLAISDELL
The assertion that slavery did not exist in the Transvaal is only made to hoodwink the English public.
THE LAST BOER WARH. RIDER HAGGARD
It was as though he had detected them in a sort of childs play by which they had hoped to hoodwink him.
THE YOUNG CONTINENTALS AT BUNKER HILLJOHN T. MCINTYRE
"Not if we do not take precautions to hoodwink these people," thought our hero.
ROGER THE BOLDF. S. BRERETON
He is without real convictions and real courage, and yet manages to hoodwink the public into thinking him a great moral leader.
KNUT HAMSUNHANNA ASTRUP LARSEN
Oh, the vanity of trying to hoodwink him who knew so well what she was now for the first time realizing!
RED MASQUERADELOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
He hardly knew whether Andy was trying to hoodwink him or not; for the other had something of a reputation as a joker.
THE BOY SCOUTS AT THE PANAMA-PACIFIC EXPOSITIONHOWARD PAYSON
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WORDS RELATED TO HOODWINK

  • baffle
  • befuddle
  • bilk
  • con
  • confound
  • confuse
  • deceive
  • defraud
  • delude
  • dupe
  • flimflam
  • hoax
  • hoodwink
  • hornswoggle
  • mystify
  • perplex
  • puzzle
  • stump
  • swindle
  • trick
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