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adjective as in cheated

adjective as in deceived

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Tweed is estimated to have swindled the equivalent of $3.5 billion from New York during his time as a senator.

He had been swindled out of his life savings—around $8 million—by his former manager and lover Kelley Lynch.

Murrell was a horse thief and slave stealer who swindled his way through the Deep South in the early 1830s.

If I lost millions, it's because so-and-so A swindled me, or so-and-so B down the supply line didn't do his part, and it hurt me.

Feeling swindled, and suspecting that  Crédit Lyonnais and Louis-Dreyfus had conspired against him, Tapie sued for damages.

He, Aristide Pujol, was the most sweetly, the most completely swindled man in France.

And for the third time he was swindled by a persuasive man and a lying one-sided contract.

That he had really been swindled by such nicely-spoken men as he had met at the Carwell hotel seemed extraordinary to him.

The fourth time he may be swindled again more easily and completely than before.

“Anstey swindled him out of every shilling he had,” put in Dawes, seeing Gerard hesitate and look a trifle embarrassed.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swindled, such as: bamboozled, beguiled, bilked, burned, conned, and deceived.

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