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synonyms for swindling

  • bilk
  • con
  • deceive
  • defraud
  • dupe
  • extort
  • fleece
  • gouge
  • hoodwink
  • overcharge
  • victimize
  • bamboozle
  • beat
  • clip
  • cozen
  • diddle
  • do
  • flimflam
  • fool
  • frame
  • fudge
  • gull
  • pluck
  • rook
  • sandbag
  • scam
  • shaft
  • stiff
  • sting
  • sucker
  • trick
  • trim
  • pull a fast one
  • put one over on
  • rip off
  • run a game on
  • sell a bill of goods
  • set up
  • take for a ride
  • take to the cleaners
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antonyms for swindling

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  • give
  • help
  • destroy
  • lose
  • donate
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How to use swindling in a sentence

No doubt he is,” replied Sam; “but how will you manage to haul him up and prove that he has been swindling the old woman?
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
In the latter capacity he was sentenced to two years' imprisonment for swindling.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
In a high point of view, it was simple embezzlement; it was little better than a form of swindling.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
Master hadn't led a life of gambling, swindling, and every kind of debotch to be good-tempered at the end of it, I prommis you.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
The "House" was the Erie headquarters, the purpose being to illustrate the swindling methods of the Ring.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Not till I had been with you for several weeks did I learn that she was being used in a swindling scheme against Dick.
CHILDREN OF THE WHIRLWINDLEROY SCOTT
Rank swindling it seemed to me, but he explained afterwards that it was "our way of keeping down drunkenness, my boy."
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
In the following year she was arrested in Berlin, after a fraudulent séance, and sentenced to one year in jail for swindling.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
It appeared that Coysh had vowed to Royle that he would have no mercy on anybody who was swindling him, no matter who it might be.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
It was planned as the swindling of a swindler—which, in fact, had now become the secret principle in Mary's morality.
WITHIN THE LAWMARVIN DANA
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WORDS RELATED TO SWINDLING

  • backbiting
  • bent
  • bluffing
  • cheating
  • corrupt
  • crafty
  • crooked
  • cunning
  • deceitful
  • deceiving
  • deceptive
  • designing
  • disreputable
  • double-dealing
  • elusive
  • false
  • fraudulent
  • guileful
  • hoodwinking
  • mendacious
  • misleading
  • perfidious
  • recreant
  • shady
  • shifty
  • sinister
  • slippery
  • sneaking
  • sneaky
  • swindling
  • traitorous
  • treacherous
  • tricky
  • two-faced
  • two-timing
  • unctuous
  • underhanded
  • unfair
  • unprincipled
  • unscrupulous
  • untrustworthy
  • villainous
  • wily
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