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verb as in cheat someone of fair share

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The Kendricks claim that the story of King’s imprisonment has been shortchanged by historians.

In a written statement to ProPublica, the company said it “strongly” disagrees that it shortchanged workers.

She was responding to concerns that South Carolinians were being shortchanged in favor of people in other parts of the country.

Some Independent Businesses have been accused of shortchanging their agents.

Students who shortchanged their sleep scored 53 percent worse in the behavioral areas than kids who slept close to the recommended 9 or 10 hours per night.

And even that aerial effort is being shortchanged, military insiders tell The Daily Beast.

Resources needed to stabilize Afghanistan after a quarter century of war were deployed to Iraq, and Afghanistan was shortchanged.

During the same period our national security needs were steadily shortchanged.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shortchanged, such as: bamboozle, bilk, deceive, defraud, dupe, and finagle.

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