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synonyms for trickster

  • con artist
  • charlatan
  • cheat
  • deceiver
  • imposter
  • swindler
  • con man
  • confidence man
  • conniver
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There’s even a family-friendly matinee for budding tricksters.
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Similarly, Loki became an instant fan favorite villain not only because of Tom Hiddleston’s over-the-top Shakespearean delivery of the trickster god’s lines but because he had a heart.
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The marvel-filled narrative — 100 chapters in the original — derives from popular tales and dramas about a shape-changing trickster and proto-superhero who happens to be a talking monkey.
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Relative innocents who’ve come to seek their fortunes in the gold fields, Anna and Emery are soon waylaid by the savvy tricksters who flourish in such communities.
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Online tricksters have already found ways to wreak havoc with the site’s own tools.
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These men charged him with being a political trickster, and won most of his followers away from him.
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His lip curled contemptuously at sports that required a mere trickster's turn of the wrist or an animal's sense of direction.
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Yes—and yet you accuse me of being a trickster, a scoundrel, and a fool, without knowing my works?
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The expert trickster of large luck and large fortune makes his way to Monte Carlo, the gambling Mecca of the world.
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He was, to undisciplined or envious opponents, a "little magician," a trickster.
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