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con

informal

Synonyms of con in English:

verb

  • she was jailed for conning her aunt out of £500,000 See swindle
  • noun

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  • a public relations con
    swindle, deception, trick, racket, bit of sharp practice, fraud
    informal scam, con trick, sting, gyp, kite, diddle, rip-off, fiddle, swizzle, swizz
    North American informal bunco, boondoggle, hustle, grift
    Australian informal rort
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