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synonyms for shortchange

  • bamboozle
  • bilk
  • deceive
  • defraud
  • diddle
  • double-deal
  • dupe
  • finagle
  • fleece
  • flimflam
  • gyp
  • hose
  • mislead
  • rip off
  • rook
  • sandbag
  • scam
  • screw
  • shaft
  • shortweight
  • stiff
  • sting
  • swindle
  • take
  • trick
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How to use shortchange in a sentence

Unless Congress acts, those who can afford to pay the most will continue to pay nothing, or relatively little, shortchanging urgent priorities.
TO BUILD BACK BETTER, TAX ULTRA-WEALTHY FAMILIES LIKE OURSIAN SIMMONSSEPTEMBER 29, 2021TIME
School finance experts have argued the math shortchanges districts that serve a higher percentage of low-income and at-risk students, who are more expensive to teach.
HELD BACK: INSIDE A LOST SCHOOL YEARBY ANNIE WALDMAN, PROPUBLICA, PHOTOGRAPHY BY CYDNI ELLEDGEJUNE 28, 2021PROPUBLICA
Beneficiaries also said they didn’t know Congress was shortchanging the trust all these years.
THE U.S. OWES HAWAIIANS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF LAND. CONGRESS HELPED MAKE SURE THE DEBT WASN’T PAID.BY ROB PEREZ, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERMAY 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
Duque says it spends nearly $1 billion a year on the migrants and has been shortchanged by donor nations.
'YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE RICH TO DO THE RIGHT THING.' COLOMBIA'S PRESIDENT IVÁN DUQUE ON WELCOMING VENEZUELAN REFUGEESPHOTOGRAPHS BY FABIOLA FERRERO FOR TIMEMARCH 20, 2021TIME
Critics say the highway expansion proposal would cause too much environmental damage, shortchange mass transit and encourage auto-dependent sprawl development.
MARYLAND REVEALS POTENTIAL TOLL RATES FOR PROPOSED HOT LANES ON BELTWAY, I-270KATHERINE SHAVERFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO SHORTCHANGE

  • fleece
  • rip off
  • shortchange
  • shortweight
  • skim off the top
  • sting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.